Construction is advancing at Bayside Station. Four LCD screens have been installed in the ticket office waiting area, two on each side of the ticket window, and free public Wi-Fi is available. USB charging stations will be available in and around the station building and on the platforms by year-end….
Bayside Station, on the Port Washington Branch, is receiving station enhancements. The approximately 7,905 riders who use this station each day will soon enjoy free public Wi-Fi, LCD display screens, historic photos, wayfinding signage, new benches and an electronic information display column. These enhancements will enrich the customer experience and are part of an ongoing effort by the LIRR to modernize stations and infrastructure on Long Island.
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 droves of young people — educated in our outstanding public schools at significant expense — leave home and help create economic growth in other regions of our country.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a historic $5.6 billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road to strengthen the region’s transportation infrastructure and usher in a new era of economic growth. After 70 years of stagnation, all 100 transformative LIRR capital projects are moving forward, including the Main Line…