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Would you support a bridge or tunnel across the Long Island Sound, continuing the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway to Rye NY?

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Newsday calls it the "Idea that wouldn't die," originally proposed by Robert Moses in the 1960s. Those in support believe it would connect Long Island's economy to New England's. It is also a quality of life issue, in that a bridge or tunnel would relieve congestion. Those against say it will disrupt well established communities and be extraordinarily expensive. Would you support a bridge or tunnel across the Long Island Sound, continuing the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway to Rye NY?

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Baldwin Downtown Revitalization

(26 votes)
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48.15%
(28 votes)
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51.85%
54 votes

I know that there was originally a plan to redevelop the area and make the blighted areas really nice but I don't know what happened. It would really be cool if Baldwin was redeveloped!

Feel free to research and comment!

Freeport Downtown Revitalization

Combine Nassau and Suffolk Bus Systems

(51 votes)
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45.54%
(61 votes)
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54.46%
112 votes

There should be some economies of scale and combining the bus systems would make it easier to get around Long Island.

Develop Nassau County Downtowns

(80 votes)
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45.98%
(94 votes)
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54.02%
174 votes

Everybody should look extensively through this website before choosing your side, especially the BUILD A BETTER BURB part of the site. There are MANY benefits to problems such as housing, transportation, jobs, commercial zones, and can be multi-purposeful. It would bring vibrancy into communities.

Some downtown projects at the proposal stage shown on the site are Westbury, Rockville Centre, Patchogue, and Ronkonkoma.
This is do-able for almost any community, Wyandanch is one of the communities which have done this and is under huge construction of Wyandanch Rising.

Boat RALI - Race Around Long Island

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198 votes

Create a RALI - Race Around Long Island - starting in Long Beach and ending in Port Washington. The over 200 mile engineless boat race should be in September, to help extend the summer tourism season on Long Island. It would be creative, fun and exciting helping to showcase the best Long Island has to offer. A food and wine festival at the start of the race would only enhance the atmosphere. A more rigorous race to Alaska was wildly successful earlier this year. http://r2ak.com/about/