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Re: My Route Suggestion of the Old Abandoned LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch

Posted by RonInBayside on Sun Jul 23 10:05:08 2006, in response to Re: My Route Suggestion of the Old Abandoned LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch, posted by BrooklynBus on Sun Jul 23 09:58:32 2006.

I believe you. And your point about numbers is good. The more signatures the better

But you don't have to take no for an answer.

"You don't dictate how we plan. We do the planning"

21 st-Queensbridge was built due to community pressure. The Franklin Shuttle was rebuilt due to community pressure. The Port Washington stations got rebuilt thanks to pressure from Assemblyman Marc Weprin and senator Frank Padavan, who in turn got pressure from residents (myself included). They secured appropriations outside the formal Capital Plan.

You won't get everything you want. Nobody does. But you can make a difference.

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