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Letter: Add parking at Massapequa LIRR

The Massapequa station is on the Babylon Branch

The Massapequa station is on the Babylon Branch of the Long Island Rail Road and is located on Sunrise Highway, east of Broadway and Route 107. (July 21, 2012) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The article about $40 million in improvements to the Massapequa train station said the Long Island Rail Road would be adding a short rail spur so that it could handle more train traffic and allow more trains to start from there ["LIRR station to get face-lift," News, May 18].

This sounds good, and I hope it helps, but it seems to me that the LIRR is leaving out the most important improvement: parking. At virtually every station, including Massapequa, parking is a big problem. Why doesn't the LIRR build a two-story parking structure at the station?

Micky Curry, Massapequa Park

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