Experts Discuss Possible Direct Train Service from LI to NJ

The future of the Long Island Rail Road could include direct rides to and from stations in New Jersey, transportation experts said Friday. The proposal to erase some boundaries between the LIRR and New Jersey Transit came up at a panel discussion about the future of commuter rail hosted by the Regional Plan Association, a Manhattan-based think tank that makes planning and policy recommendations for the tri-state area. Richard Barone, the association’s vice president for transportation, said one idea being considered by the group as it prepares its latest long-range planning study is for “through-running service” between the region’s three commuter railroads: LIRR, NJT and Metro-North.

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