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LIRR Expansion Project

Virtual Tour Screenshot 05-12-20

Going the (Virtual) Distance: Monthly Mayors’ Meeting Continues Online

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing

We are distanced, but not distant. Since construction began in 2018, the project team has been hosting monthly meetings with Mayors, Town officials and their representatives at the Community Information Center in Mineola. With social distancing requirements making this group meeting impractical, MTA C&D has taken the monthly “Mayors’ Meeting”…

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Murray Hill 05-08-20

LIRR’s Latest ADA-Accessible Station Unveiled + More to Come!

By | Carle Place Station, Floral Park Station, LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Murray Hill Station

We’re making good on our promise to make each of the Long Island Rail Road’s 124 stations accessible to all. Even in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, we delivered the latest accessibility project at Murray Hill Station in Queens. Crews installed two new elevators as part of the station…

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Merillon Avenue Rendering

Keeping Customers Moving While Rebuilding a New, Accessible Merillon Avenue Station

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station

The Merillon Avenue LIRR station is an example of the MTA’s extraordinary efforts to make the system more accessible and an illustration of its extensive coordination efforts with communities. Working closely with the Village of Garden City, the project team devised a creative solution unique to this station that makes…

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