Transit planners often look for the path of least resistance but this more often than not reduces the effectiveness of transit. Transit should be built where it will be most effective not where it’s cheapest to build. Quietly last month a report was released by the New York DOT after a yearlong study looking at the feasibility of restoring passenger service along the LIRR Lower Montauk Branch (LM), a two track non-electrified line which runs from Long Island City (note: the LM does not connect ...
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