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Transforming Parking into TOD at a Long Island Train Station
Brookhaven town (Suffolk County) supervisor, Mark Lesko "is pushing a (transit oriented development) plan to redevelop 50 acres around this Long Island Rail Road station with shops, homes, offices, public art and a convention center."
Ronkonkoma station "is minutes from a large state research university and hospital in Stony Brook, and about an hour by express train from Manhattan...and Mr. Lesko believes he has 'buy-in' from the community."
From Sachem Patch: Brookhaven Seeks Developers for Ronkonkoma HUB: "The Ronkonkoma Hub is bursting with potential to create what may be the most exciting transit-oriented development location on the entire East Coast," Supervisor Mark Lesko said in a statement."
Thanks to Mark Boshnack