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
Long Island Railroad added 1.6 million passengers in 2013, while bus ridership declined in BOTH Nassau and Suffolk.
Percent Change in Ridership, 2012-2013
Percent Change in Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2012-2013
Percent Change in Ridership, 2003-2013
Percent Change in Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2003-2013
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.
Annual ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2002-2012
Percent Change in Ridership
Percent change in ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and others, 2012-2013
Third Track: Key Points
How 9.8 miles of new train track on Long Island can generate more than 14,000 jobs.
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.
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!
Commuter Rail Lines in the Region
Commuter rail lines in the New York metropolitan region
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
Long Island Rail Road Main Line and Double Track
LIRR Main Line and Double Track projects with connecting branch lines
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.
If you want to create jobs in your downtowns, great train connections are a must.
Long Island Trolleys
A map of Long Island’s historic trolley lines
Upgrades to the Long Island Rail Road
Eleven things that upgrades to the LIRR can do for Long Islanders
Track Change Needed
Our neighbors are reaping the benefits of investments in new services while ridership on our trains has declined.
Long Island Rail Road Train Lines
Number of tracks on LIRR train lines
Three Capacity Expansion Projects for the LIRR
East Side Access: Under Construction; Double Track to Ronkonkoma: First Phase Under Construction; Third Track: Deferred
Double Track Project Area
Double Track project area of the Ronkonkoma branch of the Long Island Rail Road
Long Island Rail Road Double Track
Selected economic development projects supported by Double Track