New Shuttle Available For Commuters

Standing in front of the Great Neck Buzz bus after the announcement on Thursday, Jan. 10, at Great Neck Park District Administration Headquarters is NICE Manager of Scheduling & Planning Jonathan Feldman, CEO of the Nassau Inter-County Express Jack Khzouz, Assistant Superintendent Anthony DiDomenico, Nassau County Legislator Ellen Birnbaum, Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, Commissioners Frank S. Cilluffo and Tina M. Stellato, Superintendent Jason R. Marra, Commissioner Robert A. Lincoln, Jr., Village of Great Neck Plaza Mayor Jean Celender and Councilwoman Lee R. Seeman. (Photo by Michele Siegel)

If you’re exhausted looking for a parking spot at the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station before you even get on the train to work, you can now catch a ride with the new pilot shuttle-share program Great Neck Buzz—and the first four weeks are free.

This subscription-based LIRR transportation service, developed by the Great Neck Park District in collaboration with Transdev & Nassau County through the Nassau Inter-County Express partnership, has been designed for New York City–bound rush-hour commuters and offers a convenient option to driving and parking.

The low-cost, reservations-based program, which debuts on Monday, Jan. 14, will service commuters who live between Middle Neck and East Shore roads and Grace Avenue and Franklin/Rogers Road. Pickups and drop-offs are planned in advance, based on subscriber addresses and preferences.

After the free trial period ends on Feb. 8, rides will cost $10 for five weekly rides in one direction. The sign-up deadline for the first week is Friday, Jan. 11, at 9 p.m. Going forward, enroll for the coming week on the previous Wednesday by 3 p.m.

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