LIRR

Public Hearings Begin On LIRR Third Track

Jan 18, 2017
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The first of six public comment hearings was held on Tuesday on the Long Island Rail Road’s third-track expansion project. Many of those who spoke called it Long Island’s most consequential infrastructure project in decades.

Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo was on Long Island Tuesday afternoon for the latest in his series of State of the State addresses. His agenda for Long Island focused on jobs, infrastructure, lower taxes, renewable energy and combating addiction.

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The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Saturday night’s crash and derailment between two trains on the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line in Nassau County.

Blumenthal Reacts To Hoboken Train Accident

Sep 30, 2016
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says Metro-North trains are vulnerable to the kind of tragic accident that happened in Hoboken, New Jersey, this week.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The MTA will complete its roll out of e-ticketing on both the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North by the end of the summer. 

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