Project Overview

Bellmore Station, on the Babylon Branch, has a weekday ridership of approximately 7,000 customers. The station has received a full menu of station upgrades, including platform rehabilitation and a new platform canopy. The platform waiting room has been renovated and now includes new windows, doors, wall tiles, lighting and a new HVAC system.

The station building has been upgraded with the replacement of wall tiles, new signage, lighting, bulletin boards, CCTV security cameras, new ticket windows and refurbished restrooms with ADA-compliant fixtures; the stairs and escalator have also been updated to complement other refurbishments at the station. New bench seating, USB charging stations, information kiosks, free public Wi-Fi and various art and historic elements have been added to the station environment to improve and enhance the overall customer experience. These enhancements are part of a larger LIRR modernization project to improve customer experiences and contribute to the growth of the economy of Long Island.

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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