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Governor Cuomo Announces Major Steps Forward for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

Officials to hold 4 public meetings to detail plans for the environmental review process and hear public comments, continuing Governor’s commitment to unprecedented community engagement No residential property acquisitions needed for project Governor also commits to expedited modifications to train crossings in project corridor to improve safety, reduce noise and…

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Unprecedented Coalition Backs Governor Cuomo’s LIRR Expansion Project

By | In the News, LIRR Expansion Project

An unprecedented coalition has formed in support of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project. The Right Track for Long Island Coalition brings together an extraordinary group of leaders from both Nassau and Suffolk counties: business and labor organizations; academic and research institutions; businesses, large and small; nonprofit…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Contract Award for Environmental Consultant for LIRR Expansion Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

LIRR Begins Environmental Review, Formal Community Engagement Process for 9.8-mile Project Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the hiring of a consulting firm to assist in the environmental review and formal community engagement process for the LIRR Main Line Expansion Project, which calls for adding a third track along a…

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