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LIRR Changes Related to East Side Access Track Work in Queens

Starting this month, crews building East Side Access to connect the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal will relocate hundreds of feet of tracks in Sunnyside, Queens, by several yards to create space for an entrance to a newly built tunnel...

Important LIRR Updates

As Amtrak’s Summer 2018 State Of Good Repair program winds down, construction focus shifts towards East Side Access. In particular, work on the Northeast Quadrant of Harold Interlocking in Queens, encompassing the northernmost tracks of the LIRR and Amtrak. We...

Assemblyman D’Urso Announces $62 Million State Funding for Pedestrian Safety Upgrades

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso announces that New York State will invest$62 million in upgrades which will make it safer for pedestrians to cross the street. The State has studied many crosswalks and evaluated safety concerns and then identified the upgrades...

Assemblyman D’Urso Announces $2.1 Million State Funds to Protect Schools

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso announced that New York State will award $2.1 million from the ‘Securing Communities Against Hate Crime Program’ to nonprofit schools, daycare centers and museums which will be used help prevent attacks against these facilities...

Assemblyman D’Urso’s Bill to Regulate Monkfish Passed Both Houses

Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso’s bill to protect Monkfish was recently approved by the Assembly and the Senate and awaits the governor’s signature. The Monkfish is also known as “the poor man’s lobster” for its delicious taste, but unseemly appearance. “By...

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