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02/06/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A North Ferry boat.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
A North Ferry boat. Once in Greenport, some Islanders have no further transportation.

You can’t get there from here.

At least that’s the way it seems for Shelter Islanders who don’t have private transportation to the North and South forks or New York City. (more…)

08/21/16 11:00am
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s administration intends to eliminate eight Suffolk County Transit bus routes as of October 3, including several on the East End. (more…)

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02/19/16 10:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Mattituck train station Monday afternoon.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Mattituck train station Monday afternoon.

Plans for so-called scoot trains, which were once envisioned as a way of increasing Long Island Rail Road service to the North Fork, have been put on hold after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority learned the trains are incompatible with the LIRR’s network. (more…)

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02/16/16 8:00am
GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | A Long Island Rail Road train crosses Factory Avenue in Mattituck en route from Riverhead to Greenport.

GRANT PARPAN PHOTO | A Long Island Rail Road train crosses Factory Avenue in Mattituck en route from Riverhead to Greenport.

You can take a train from the North Fork to New York City on a Friday.

But as of now you’re not coming back until Monday. (more…)