Newsday: The State of the State: Key efforts on tap

January 21, 2015
January 21, 2015 LI Advantage

Newsday: The State of the State: Key efforts on tap

Key initiatives in Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2015-16 budget:

TRANSPORTATION

Cuomo’s proposed budget seeks to expand public transportation use — including by providing more parking spots at train stations. Cuomo proposed spending $150 million for new parking garages at commuter railroad stations, including at Ronkonkoma and near the Nassau Hub.

William Henderson, executive director of the MTA Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee, welcomed added parking at railroad stations, especially with the Long Island Rail Road’s East Side Access project expected to significantly increase ridership. Click here to read more…

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