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  • LIRR’s new president unveils plan to modernize service

    LIRR’s new president unveils plan to modernize service

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:35:42 GMT
    The Long Island Rail Road's new president is pushing for major improvements to its oft-criticized service.The Long Island Rail Road's new president is pushing for major improvements to its oft-criticized service.

    The Long Island Rail Road's new president is pushing for major improvements to its oft-criticized service. 

    The Long Island Rail Road's new president is pushing for major improvements to its oft-criticized service. 

  • LIRR: Upgrades to Atlantic Terminal station could ease delays

    LIRR: Upgrades to Atlantic Terminal station could ease delays

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:07:30 GMT
    Beginning Wednesday, LIRR trains will use the newly constructed west portal to directly access the Vanderbilt Yard rail storage site.Beginning Wednesday, LIRR trains will use the newly constructed west portal to directly access the Vanderbilt Yard rail storage site.

    Beginning Wednesday, LIRR trains will use the newly constructed west portal to directly access the Vanderbilt Yard rail storage site.

    Beginning Wednesday, LIRR trains will use the newly constructed west portal to directly access the Vanderbilt Yard rail storage site.

  • Traffic alert issued for residents near U.S. Open

    Traffic alert issued for residents near U.S. Open

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:06:56 GMT

    The U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills is just a month away, but a traffic alert has been issued for residents in the area.

    The U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills is just a month away, but a traffic alert has been issued for residents in the area.

  • Report: Traffic worsening on North Fork

    Report: Traffic worsening on North Fork

    Saturday, May 12 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-12 21:33:16 GMT
    Officials are working on ways to ease the traffic flow, like longer green lights, weight limits on busy roads and increased train service.Officials are working on ways to ease the traffic flow, like longer green lights, weight limits on busy roads and increased train service.
    Officials are working on ways to ease the traffic flow, like longer green lights, weight limits on busy roads and increased train service.Officials are working on ways to ease the traffic flow, like longer green lights, weight limits on busy roads and increased train service.

    Officials are working on ways to ease the traffic flow, like longer green lights, weight limits on busy roads and increased train service.

    Officials are working on ways to ease the traffic flow, like longer green lights, weight limits on busy roads and increased train service.

  • Road closures, parking arrangements made ahead of U.S. Open

    Road closures, parking arrangements made ahead of U.S. Open

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-11 15:51:53 GMT
    England's Justin Rose plays a shot during Round 1 of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. CaptionEngland's Justin Rose plays a shot during Round 1 of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Caption
    England's Justin Rose plays a shot during Round 1 of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. CaptionEngland's Justin Rose plays a shot during Round 1 of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Caption

    There are some important road closures and parking arrangements being made one-month ahead of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.

    There are some important road closures and parking arrangements being made one-month ahead of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.

  • Floral Park residents bemoan 3rd LIRR track work

    Floral Park residents bemoan 3rd LIRR track work

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-05-11 02:46:43 GMT
    Neighbors in Floral Park voiced their frustrations Thursday about how they're being affected by the construction of a third Long Island Rail Road track in Nassau County.Neighbors in Floral Park voiced their frustrations Thursday about how they're being affected by the construction of a third Long Island Rail Road track in Nassau County.

    Neighbors in Floral Park voiced their frustrations Thursday about how they're being affected by the construction of a third Long Island Rail Road track in Nassau County.

    Neighbors in Floral Park voiced their frustrations Thursday about how they're being affected by the construction of a third Long Island Rail Road track in Nassau County.

  • Rear-end crashes on the rise at Suffolk red-light cameras

    Rear-end crashes on the rise at Suffolk red-light cameras

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:12:02 GMT
    The report by the county found that rear-end collisions at intersections with red-light cameras rose 35 percent in 2016.The report by the county found that rear-end collisions at intersections with red-light cameras rose 35 percent in 2016.

    A new report indicates that certain accidents are on the rise at Suffolk County intersections with red-light cameras.

    A new report indicates that certain accidents are on the rise at Suffolk County intersections with red-light cameras.

  • Syosset residents, Oyster Bay officials weigh Cerro Wire development

    Syosset residents, Oyster Bay officials weigh Cerro Wire development

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-05-02 02:16:51 GMT
    They packed the Syosset High School auditorium to meet with town officials.They packed the Syosset High School auditorium to meet with town officials.

    Concerned residents packed a meeting Tuesday night to discuss a redevelopment plan for the former Cerro Wire property in Syosset.

    Concerned residents packed a meeting Tuesday night to discuss a redevelopment plan for the former Cerro Wire property in Syosset.

  • AAA: Fatal hit-and-run crashes on the rise in the U.S.

    AAA: Fatal hit-and-run crashes on the rise in the U.S.

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:29:10 GMT
    Fatal hit-and-run crashes are on the rise across the United States, according to a recently released AAA study.Fatal hit-and-run crashes are on the rise across the United States, according to a recently released AAA study.

    Fatal hit-and-run crashes are on the rise across the United States, according to a recently released AAA study.

    Fatal hit-and-run crashes are on the rise across the United States, according to a recently released AAA study.

  • LI to Westchester tunnel plan meets opposition in Bayville

    LI to Westchester tunnel plan meets opposition in Bayville

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:29:45 GMT
    Some Bayville residents told News 12 Tuesday that they are against a plan to build a tunnel between Oyster Bay Town and Westchester.Some Bayville residents told News 12 Tuesday that they are against a plan to build a tunnel between Oyster Bay Town and Westchester.
    Some Bayville residents told News 12 Tuesday that they are against a plan to build a tunnel between Oyster Bay Town and Westchester.Some Bayville residents told News 12 Tuesday that they are against a plan to build a tunnel between Oyster Bay Town and Westchester.

    Some Bayville residents told News 12 Tuesday that they are against a plan to build a tunnel between Oyster Bay Town and Westchester.

    Some Bayville residents told News 12 Tuesday that they are against a plan to build a tunnel between Oyster Bay Town and Westchester.

  • LIRR’s $1 billion safety system fails in early tests

    LIRR’s $1 billion safety system fails in early tests

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:44:15 GMT
    The Long Island Rail Road’s $1 billion safety system, designed to prevent crashes and save lives, has failed in its first tests.The Long Island Rail Road’s $1 billion safety system, designed to prevent crashes and save lives, has failed in its first tests.

    The Long Island Rail Road’s $1 billion safety system, designed to prevent crashes and save lives, has failed in its first tests.

    The Long Island Rail Road’s $1 billion safety system, designed to prevent crashes and save lives, has failed in its first tests.

  • Evening commute bookends Day 1 of 'Summer of Hell'

    Evening commute bookends Day 1 of 'Summer of Hell'

    Monday, July 10 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-07-10 23:39:57 GMT

    Monday marked Day 1 of the "Summer of Hell" for Long Island Rail Road commuters impacted by track repairs at Penn Station.

    Monday marked Day 1 of the "Summer of Hell" for Long Island Rail Road commuters impacted by track repairs at Penn Station.

  • LIRR mulls suing Amtrak over Penn Station derailments

    LIRR mulls suing Amtrak over Penn Station derailments

    The Long Island Rail Road is considering filing a lawsuit against Amtrak after two Penn Station derailments that happened within 11 days of each other led to long delays for commuters.The Long Island Rail Road is considering filing a lawsuit against Amtrak after two Penn Station derailments that happened within 11 days of each other led to long delays for commuters.

    The Long Island Rail Road is considering filing a lawsuit against Amtrak after two Penn Station derailments that happened within 11 days of each other led to long delays for commuters.

    The Long Island Rail Road is considering filing a lawsuit against Amtrak after two Penn Station derailments that happened within 11 days of each other led to long delays for commuters.

  • Hearing to be held on insufficient parking problem in Riverhead

    Hearing to be held on insufficient parking problem in Riverhead

    In an effort to promote business growth in 1960s, the town created a downtown parking district – meaning any new business didn't have to supply its own parking area. With the recent explosion in growth, parking spaces have become very limited.In an effort to promote business growth in 1960s, the town created a downtown parking district – meaning any new business didn't have to supply its own parking area. With the recent explosion in growth, parking spaces have become very limited.

    On Main Street, green parking spaces are designated for cars to park for free for three hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    On Main Street, green parking spaces are designated for cars to park for free for three hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • LIRR back to normal after days of cancellations, disruptions

    LIRR back to normal after days of cancellations, disruptions

    The Long Island Rail Road is anticipating a normal evening-rush schedule tonight after days of canceled and diverted trains. The days of disruptions began after an NJ Transit train derailed on Monday, damaging a track inside Penn Station.The Long Island Rail Road is anticipating a normal evening-rush schedule tonight after days of canceled and diverted trains. The days of disruptions began after an NJ Transit train derailed on Monday, damaging a track inside Penn Station.

    Long Island Rail Road service was back to normal Friday after a week of cancellations and disruptions caused by a NJ Transit derailment Monday. 

    Long Island Rail Road service was back to normal Friday after a week of cancellations and disruptions caused by a NJ Transit derailment Monday. 

  • Penn Station derailment highlights US infrastructure concerns

    Penn Station derailment highlights US infrastructure concerns

    When a train jumped the tracks this past week at New York's Penn Station, the seemingly minor accident led to a cascade of exasperating delays for hundreds of thousands of commuters.When a train jumped the tracks this past week at New York's Penn Station, the seemingly minor accident led to a cascade of exasperating delays for hundreds of thousands of commuters.

    When a train jumped the tracks this past week at New York's Penn Station, the seemingly minor accident led to a cascade of exasperating delays for hundreds of thousands of commuters. 

    When a train jumped the tracks this past week at New York's Penn Station, the seemingly minor accident led to a cascade of exasperating delays for hundreds of thousands of commuters. 

  • NICE Bus riders grapple with service cuts

    NICE Bus riders grapple with service cuts

    Commuters in Nassau are now feeling the impact of deep service cuts on the NICE Bus system.Commuters in Nassau are now feeling the impact of deep service cuts on the NICE Bus system.

    Commuters in Nassau are now feeling the impact of deep service cuts on the NICE Bus system. 

    Commuters in Nassau are now feeling the impact of deep service cuts on the NICE Bus system. 

  • Islip to add parking meters on Main Street

    Islip to add parking meters on Main Street

    Free street parking in downtown Islip may come to an end.Free street parking in downtown Islip may come to an end.

    Free street parking in downtown Islip may come to an end. 

    Free street parking in downtown Islip may come to an end. 

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