Tag: Long Island Rail Road

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.

Service was suspended Saturday when a blizzard hit the region.

Vinas, authorites said, participated in al Qaeda military training exercises and later plotted with al Qaeda to bomb the Long Island Rail Road.

Our annual trip down local news memory lane.

Authorities are investigating why a small single-engine plane crashed onto Long Island Rail Road tracks in Hicksville, killing one and seriously injuring a second...

The very same people who were in their thirties and forties, and opposed every single effort that I made to get rental housing available for the singles and the elderly are now 50, and all of a sudden a condominium sounds like a great idea.

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

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

Let’s be realistic about our expectations.

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