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Nassau Hub Report

The Long Island Index released a study of the proposed Nassau Hub Biotech Park that finds that the proposed Park does not go far enough to maximize the potential of this rare economic development opportunity for Nassau County and Long Island. The study – titled “Nassau Hub Innovation District: Transforming the Nassau Hub into a Competitive Innovation District

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2017

Transit Ridership

Long Island Railroad added 1.6 million passengers in 2013, while bus ridership declined in BOTH Nassau and Suffolk.

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2015

Percent Change in Ridership, 2012-2013

Percent Change in Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2012-2013

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2015

Percent Change in Ridership, 2003-2013

Percent Change in Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2003-2013

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2015

The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Long Island Rail Road Main Line Third Track (Full Report)

A report conducted by HR&A Advisors and Parsons Brinkerhoff highlights the enormous impact that an additional 9.8 miles of track on the LIRR Main Line could have on Long Island’s economy.

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2014

Annual Ridership

Annual ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2002-2012

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2014

Percent Change in Ridership

Percent change in ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2012-2013

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2014

Third Track: Key Points

How 9.8 miles of new train track on Long Island can generate more than 14,000 jobs.

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2014

The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Long Island Rail Road Main Line Third Track (Executive Summary)

The executive summary of a report conducted by HR&A Advisors and Parsons Brinkerhoff highlights the enormous impact that an additional 9.8 miles of track on the LIRR Main Line could have on Long Island’s economy.

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2014

What Can Just 9.8 Miles Do for Long Island?

What can just 9.8 miles of LIRR track do for an island that has over 700 miles of track already? Plenty!

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2014

Commuter Rail Lines in the Region

Commuter rail lines in the New York metropolitan region

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2013

Existing Long Island Rail Road Infrastructure

Location of Existing 63rd Street Tunnel, new mid-day train storage yard in Sunnyside and New Tunnels Excavated for East Side Access

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2013

Long Island Rail Road Main Line and Double Track

LIRR Main Line and Double Track projects with connecting branch lines

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2013

How the Long Island Rail Road Could Shape the Next Economy

The LIRR has been central to the growth of Long Island yet the reach has remained unchanged since 1910.

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2013

Got Transit?

If you want to create jobs in your downtowns, great train connections are a must.

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2013

Long Island Trolleys

A map of Long Island’s historic trolley lines

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2013

Upgrades to the Long Island Rail Road

Eleven things that upgrades to the LIRR can do for Long Islanders

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2013

Track Change Needed

Our neighbors are reaping the benefits of investments in new services while ridership on our trains has declined.

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2013

Long Island Rail Road Train Lines

Number of tracks on LIRR train lines

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2013

Three Capacity Expansion Projects for the LIRR

East Side Access: Under Construction; Double Track to Ronkonkoma: First Phase Under Construction; Third Track: Deferred

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2013

Double Track Project Area

Double Track project area of the Ronkonkoma branch of the Long Island Rail Road

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2013

Long Island Rail Road Double Track

Selected economic development projects supported by Double Track

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2013

Historic Map of Long Island Rail Road

1882 Map of Long Island with Long Island Rail Road and Leased Lines.

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2013

Change in Ridership

Percent change in annual train ridership; 2000 to 2010

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2012
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