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Future Electrification Of The LIRR Port Jefferson Branch Is Decades Away

If the MTA, on behalf of the LIRR, will not progress a planning study to look into the feasibility of extending electrification from Huntington to Port Jefferson, this project may never be completed in our...

New York City Transit Broken Subway Car Windows And Threatened Reduction In Service

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York City Transit Authority are threatening to provide less service on the Queens Flushing No. 7 subway line instead of more due to a shortage of...

The Coronavirus And Public Transportation Safety

Everyone has known for decades that the subway, bus, commuter rail and ferries are a Petri dish for catching a cold, the flu or other communicable diseases. The rise of a growing homeless population, who...

Will The Second Time Be A Charm For The City Of Glen Cove Ferry?

Despite the City of Glen Cove awarding a contract to Hornblower Metro Ferry LLC., there are still many unresolved questions. In late January, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $30...

Critical Issues Going Forward For Elmont Station

There are still many questions regarding the MTA contract award to Judlau Construction Inc. for $65,077,339 to construct the Elmont Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station. Total cost is suppose to be $105 million. What is...

Where’s The Progress? Little Movement On Proposed Nassau Hub In 15 Years

This year is the 15th anniversary of the ongoing proposed Nassau Hub planning effort and study. Under several grants worth $10 million, most of these funds from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have been spent...
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