The sympathies, thoughts, and prayers of commuters are with riders who lost their lives or were injured in the December 1 derailment of a Metro-North Hudson Line train. The Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council called for a prompt investigation into the incident and for management to take all measures necessary to ensure riders’ safety. Read the MNRCC statement here. The Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council cited the serious derailments on the MTA’s commuter railroads in 2013 in calling for the release of all completed investigative reports on these incidents and actions to prevent similar accidents. Read the LIRRCC statement here.