Tag: Long Island Rail Road

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.

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.

MTA OKs 4% LIRR Fare Hike

Subway fares are also going up by 25 cents.

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.

2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: 7 Things to Know Before You...

What to expect, including details on the route, new floats, viewing areas and how to get a good spot.

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

Victim Patricia Ward was longtime Farmingdale State College professor.

Brentwood Man Admits Trying to Help al-Qaeda

A 26-year-old Brentwood man has admitted trying to join al-Qaeda two years ago—the fourth Long Islander linked to the global terrorist group since its...
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