The Federal Transit Administration has awarded the Town of Babylon $360,000 to study possible improvements to Route 110.
More than 120,000 vehicles pass through the Route 110 corridor daily, according to the Department of Transportation. In the town’s proposal to the federal government, the corridor mas named the “largest and most important employment corridor on Long Island,” which includes millions of square feet in retail, office and industrial space, and
The grant money will fund a study to examine a 10-mile stretch of New York State Route 110 between the Long Island Rail Road Station in Amityville through Farmingdale and up to Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington.
The grant is part of $928.5 million in federal funds granted around the country to improve public transportation projects.