Transportation

Eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport reopens

Roadwork has led to the closure of eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport, the Nassau County Police Department said Saturday.

Dear Hamptons visitors: Plan ahead, book ahead, call ahead this summer

That's the main piece of advice from hotel and business owners anticipating larger crowds returning to the North and South forks as COVID restrictions ease and Memorial Day ushers in the summer season.

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Town may add cameras to school buses to enhance student safety

"It goes beyond just issuing notice of violations. It has a whole educational component, an awareness component and a peace-of-mind component for parents," said Councilman Robert Troiano.

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Long Island Rail Road schedules change

The service changes allow the completion, by December, of construction for a 10-mile-long third track between Floral Park and Hicksville.

Mineola 5th-graders get hands-on bridge-building lesson on STEM Day

Mineola Middle School students see what it takes to be a bridge engineer at an event with the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project Management Team.

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Mineola Middle School students taught bridge-making skills as part of STEM Day

The LIRR in conjunction with Mineola Middle School STEM Day showed a power point presentation on the LIRR Expansion Project and had students build bridge structures with toothpicks and Play-Doh.

AAA: 35M on highways for holiday, despite record gas prices

The auto club and insurance company is predicting 1.5 million more motorists on the roads for Memorial Day weekend than last year.

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In East Hampton, hope that new rules keep airport, and critics, quiet

Big changes aimed at cutting noise and traffic are about to go into effect. But will they work?

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TSA: LI woman tried to board JFK flight with nine boxes of ammunition

The woman told TSA agents the ammunition belonged to her son and that she had grabbed the wrong bag.

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For lapsed LIRR riders with funds locked in transit accounts, a bill could be the key

Federal lawmakers from LI have proposed a bill that would allow lapsed LIRR riders to recoup money that's been locked in transit benefit fund accounts since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Queens man gets 2 months in prison in LIRR OT scam

Frank Pizzonia also will serve 3 months' home confinement, 2 years of supervision, and 200 hours of community service, court officials said.

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Major LIRR schedule changes on tap this month as projects advance

The changes take effect May 23. Others are happening this weekend.

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