Project Overview

Great Neck station on the Port Washington Branch is receiving station enhancements. Enhancements include free public Wi-Fi, LCD display screens, wayfinding signage, new benches and an electronic information display column.

Great Neck Station serves approximately 9,772 riders per weekday. The enhancements to Great Neck Station are part of an ongoing LIRR initiative to improve customer service for rail passengers and contribute to the economic growth of Long Island and the region.

Reversing The Brain Drain

Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing, mixed-use development, and public transit, LI was content with the status quo. We sat silent as we watched

MTA Board Approves Contract for Transformative LIRR Modernization

Historic Project Will Improve Railroad Infrastructure, Eliminate Seven Street-Level Railroad Crossings, Improve Railroad Bridges, Add Third Track to Busiest LIRR Corridor The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board on Wednesday approved a design-build contract with 3rd Track Constructors (3TC), to complete the

LIRR Transformation Underway

A $5.6 billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road is underway, the biggest slate of investments the railroad has received in decades. All told, the money will fund 100 LIRR capital projects and radically upgrade the customer experience of
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