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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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Governor Cuomo Announces Zero Residential Property Acquisitions Needed for Long Island Third Track Project

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Press Release

At Governor’s urging, LIRR officials re-evaluated initial plans and now plan to construct entire expansion within the existing right-of-way Governor also announces full review of all grade crossings involved in project to improve safety for local residents, motorists and pedestrians Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his proposal to…

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