2004-10-08 / Community

Meets To Improve Rockaway Transit

The Regional Rail Working Group will hold its first Rockaway meeting on Monday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Good Government Regular Democratic Club. The goal of the group is to reactivate the unused Rockaway Beach line of the Long Island Railroad. The Working Group advocates a regional rail system with fast and frequent services with affordable and integrated fares.

The meeting is open to all who are willing to work to improve public transportation. George Haikalis, a civil engineer and transit planner, is chairman. Rockaway subcommittee members include Herbert Gormley, Joseph Hartigan, Ed Rogers and Norman Silverman.

For more information, call Norman Silverman at 718-327-1577. The Good Government Regular Democratic Club is located at 112-20 Beach Channel Drive opposite Waldbaums.

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