Letter: Studies done for new LIRR tracks?

This view looking west, shows the stretch of This view looking west, shows the stretch of single-track main line between the Pinelawn and Wyandanch stations on the LIRR's Ronkonkoma branch. (April 16, 2012) Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

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Adding pocket tracks means adding more rush-hour trains that will cause railroad crossing gates, such as the one in downtown Syosset, to stay down longer ["On track for big changes," News, June 9].

Has any planning been done to consider the effect on pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the surrounding communities?

Laura Schultz, Syosset

Editor's note: The writer is the president of Residents for a More Beautiful Syosset.

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