Nassau County http://wshu.org en Speed cameras coming to Long Island http://wshu.org/post/speed-cameras-coming-long-island <p></p><p>The New York State Senate and the Assembly have approved a measure to send more than 200 speed cameras to Long Island and New York City. That includes 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau County.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 15:05:58 +0000 Dan Katz 16701 at http://wshu.org Speed cameras coming to Long Island Red light cameras reducing accidents 40% http://wshu.org/post/red-light-cameras-reducing-accidents-40-0 <p></p><div>A lot of Long Islanders have gotten tickets for ignoring red lights. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p><div>There were nearly 740,000 citations in 2011, the last year for which data is available. &nbsp;That's one in three drivers.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p></p>The cameras have resulted in some $30 million dollars a year in revenue for both Suffolk and Nassau counties. Connecticut has flirted with the idea of installing red light<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> cameras, but none so far. &nbsp;</span><p></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:39:09 +0000 Charles Lane 8306 at http://wshu.org Red light cameras reducing accidents 40% MTA arrests 4 in LIRR skimming scam http://wshu.org/post/mta-arrests-4-lirr-skimming-scam <p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:55:05 +0000 Charles Lane 7685 at http://wshu.org MTA arrests 4 in LIRR skimming scam MTA tax upheld. For now. http://wshu.org/post/mta-tax-upheld-now <p></p><p>The tax, much reviled on Long Island, has been subsidizing the regional transit network by taking 34 cents for every $100 dollars businesses and governments pay in salaries. &nbsp;On Thursday New York&#39;s top court dismissed a lawsuit that claimed the tax was unconstitutional, but the story isn&#39;t over yet. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:23:40 +0000 Charles Lane 6555 at http://wshu.org MTA tax upheld. For now.