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August 25, 2010

Decades of neglecting mass transit led to the LIRR mess

NY Daily News, Editorial

Mass amnesia causes the News's editorial board to forget years of fluffing the MTA's sweetheart giveaway of the Vanderbilt Yard to Bruce Ratner.

There's a lesson in the nightmare that Long Island Rail Road commuters are suffering because an electrical fire knocked out signals at Jamaica: This is what happens when officials starve transit systems of the money necessary for basic upkeep.

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NoLandGrab: And that lesson is... don't believe anything you read on the editorial pages of the New York Daily News.

Posted by eric at August 25, 2010 7:54 PM