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If you're from out of town, or simply looking to learn more about the local attractions on Long Island, then you'll never want to miss out on any of our Travel & Local Attractions articles. Filled with guides and pointers for traveling on Long Island, this section has everything you'll want to know about where to go on Long Island.

LIRR Timetables Change September 8

Long Island Rail Road timetables will change on Tuesday, September 8, bringing better service and some temporary schedule adjustments related to track work.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Pick the Perfect Peck of Apples at Long Island’s U-Pick Orchards

Enjoy the best of what September has to offer - awesome apple picking at nearby farms and orchards!

Governor Cuomo Announces 'Double Track' Milestone Toward Improving Ronkonkoma Branch Service

Governor Cuomo announced that MTA Long Island Rail Road has reached an important milestone to improve service on the busy Ronkonkoma Branch.

Vans Replace LIRR Trains Between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay During Oyster Bay Triathlon on Morning of Sunday, August 30

Vans will replace trains between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay between 8 and 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, August 30, to accommodate the athletes and spectators of the annual Oyster Bay Triathlon.

Buses Replace Trains Between Huntington & Port Jefferson Weekend of August 29 and 30 for Track Work

Buses will replace trains between Port Jefferson and Huntington over the weekend of Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30 as the Long Island Rail Road performs rail grinding work on that stretch of track.

Take Mass Transit in Honor of LI's 3rd Annual Car Free Day on September 22, 2015

Join Long Island's 3rd Annual Car Free Day on Tuesday, September 22th!

Take in Fantastic Seaside Views at a Waterfront Restaurant

Treat yourself to dinner at a restaurant with spectacular views of the ocean, the Sound, and local bays and rivers!

Take LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis at Flushing Meadows Aug. 25 thru Sept. 13 for Qualifiers, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day & Open Tournament

Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station on the Port Washington Branch to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis ...

Governor Cuomo Announces End-of-Summer "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" Crackdown on Impaired Driving

Governor Cuomo directed New York State Police to ramp up enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on impaired driving. The 20-day campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs from Aug. 21 to Sept. 7 ...

LIRR Asks Friday Afternoon Cannonball Customers to Limit Oversized Luggage

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is asking customers on the Friday afternoon Cannonball – the popular train from Penn Station to the Hamptons and Montauk – to help ensure a safe and comfortable ride by leaving ...

LongIsland.com’s 2015 Labor Day Weekend Guide to Complete Summer Activities

Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner! Complete the rest of your summer with these festivities and events.

LIRR Restores Ronkonkoma Service, Crews Completed Repairs Following Small Plane Crash Onto Tracks

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has restored normal service on the Ronkonkoma Branch, following the crash of a small plane onto the tracks at the South Oyster Bay Road crossing in Hicksville.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Dedicates New Parking Facility at Wyandanch Train Station

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick A. Nowakowski was joined today by state and local officials at the ribbon-cutting for the newly completed 920-space Wyandanch Parking Facility located at the LIRR’s Wyandanch train station.

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Parkway Bridge Over Sunrise Highway

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced completion of an $8.3 million project to rehabilitate the bridge carrying the Southern and Heckscher State parkways over the Sunrise Highway (State Route 27) in the town of Islip, Suffolk County.

Take a Tour of Long Island’s Historic Homes and Sights

Explore Long Island's rich history by taking a guided tour of one of the many historic homes, lighthouses, and other buildings!

Schumer: By Fall, NYC Airports to Get TSA Training Overhaul

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has heeded his call and will move forward with a complete overhaul of employee training procedures, the first phase of which will be completed ...

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police Speed Week Crackdown Public Safety

Governor Cuomo announced the State Police will conduct a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding and aggressive drivers across the state.

LIRR Introduces Enhanced Service To and From Barclays Center for Islanders Games

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is introducing enhanced service to make New York Islanders games in Brooklyn easily accessible for fans on Long Island.

Schumer Demands Feds Raise Standards on Limos to Make them Safer & More Crash Resistant

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, today, urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to immediately upgrade safety standards on stretch limos and other aftermarket altered motor coaches to ...
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