Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by Senator Kevin Thomas, Assemblywoman Taylor Darling, Hempstead Village Trustee Waylyn Hobbs, NICE Bus CEO Jack Khzouz, and other local elected officials, to unveil renovations completed during phases one and two of the three-phase overhaul of the Rosa Parks Transit Center. The renovations, expected to cost a total of $6.2 million dollars improve the overall security, look and function of the Rosa Parks Hempstead Transit Center, the busiest transit hub on Long Island. $4.5 million of the funding was secured from the Federal Transit Administration and New York State, in part through a competitive grant. The remaining $1.7 million was allocated from the County. Both Senator Kevin Thomas and County Legislator Siela A. Bynoe were instrumental in securing the funding needed to complete these essential upgrades.
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