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LIRR Double Track Construction Enters Final Weeks

Construction on the Long Island Rail Road's crucial Double Track project along the Ronkonkoma Branch in Suffolk County is entering its final weeks this August, as the LIRR continues important infrastructure work at several locations across the system,...

Speaker Heastie Tours Long Island's Nassau County

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie joined Assemblymember Anthony D’Urso in Nassau County today as part of Speaker Heastie’s annual statewide tour. During the trip, Heastie and D’Urso met with Patty Katz, district commissioner of the Great Neck Water Pollution...

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...

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