Tag: LIRR

Transit-Oriented Growth Is No Universal Cure-All for Villages on Long Island

Not all villages are created equal--and that must be considered when officials propose new downtown development.

Pols Should Remember Developing and Planning Differ

A regional approach to handling the Island's future shouldn't be used as an excuse to streamline the approval process for development projects that require close scrutiny.

To Plan for LIRR, Watch The Gap Between Illusion and Reality

Let’s be realistic about our expectations.

Follow Greenport’s 19th-Century Example and Turn the LIRR Into a Two-Way...

The North Fork village knows the value of transit-oriented development arguably as well as any community on LI.

Now Is Not the Time to Electrify More LIRR Tracks

Several municipalities recently pitched the MTA to electrify LIRR tracks to Port Jefferson, Riverhead and Patchogue.

LIRR: Male Struck and Killed by Train at Amityville Station

MTA police are investigating the death of an unidentified male who was struck and killed by a train at the Long Island Rail Road’s...

Op-Ed: The Hamptons—A Place of Last Resort

A call for bike-sharing, car pooling, road widening and more trains on the South Fork of Long Island.

Farmingdale State College Professor ID’d in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

Victim Patricia Ward was longtime Farmingdale State College professor.

Woman, 20, Hospitalized After Car was Struck by LIRR Train

A 20-year-old woman was hospitalized Saturday after her vehicle was struck by a Long Island Rail Road train in Huntington Station, the MTA said....

Central Islip Man, 21, Fled Cops in Stolen Vehicle, Police Say

A 21-year-old Central Islip man was arrested Friday after he allegedly took police on a chase in a stolen vehicle that ended with him...
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