Transportation

Public Hearings Begin On LIRR Third Track

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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.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants a $10 billion overhaul of Kennedy Airport that would include traffic and transit upgrades.

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At least 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train crashed into the “bumper block” at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Wednesday. The train from Far Rockaway hit and then went over the bumper at the end of Track 6 at about 8:20 a.m.

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The Federal Railroad Administration has proposed a $120 billion plan to expand rail service on the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C., to Boston. That would include some new tracks, new lines, and more trains.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has earmarked $7.5 million in funding for infrastructure developments to create jobs and support tourism.

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