Tag: LIRR

Cuomo: LIRR Third Track Wouldn’t Impact Homes

The railroad's current two-rail system "prevents the transit-oriented economic and community development that the Coalition believes is essential if Long Island is to be competitive in a 21st-century economy and attractive to the young people we want to live and work here." Begun in 1844, the original premise of the railroad was to create a connection between New York City and Boston, and today is running on the same two tracks built when Long Island’s population was only 50,000.

Here’s What You Need to Know for Tonight’s LIRR Commute

Four LIRR branches remain suspended.

LIRR: Service Partly Restored by Monday Commute

Service was suspended Saturday when a blizzard hit the region.

Top 10 Most-Read Long Island Press Local News Stories Of 2015

Our annual trip down local news memory lane.

LIRR Delays, Traffic Snarl Long Island Commute

Whether traveling by car or train, Wednesday morning was filled with delays.

Aiming High to Give LaGuardia a Lift Will Help Our Region...

Whether it be roads, rails or runways, any investment in New York's decrepit infrastructure should be celebrated.

Everybody’s On Board as Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council Opens...

Although the Long Island Rail Road is still facing serious funding issues, here's some bright news for LIRR commuters.

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.
hofstra transfer day today
hofstra transfer day today