These revitalization projects, along with the zoning changes recently approved by the Town Board, incorporate years of collaboration between the Town and Hicksville community. With the scope of these revitalization plans more defined, the Town can now proceed with the design phase of the projects and get shovels into the ground next year. The Town and the MTA have agreed to meet annually to further discuss the pressing need for greater parking at the Hicksville Long Island Rail Road – Long Island’s largest commuter hub.

To further improve downtown Hicksville, the Saladino administration set aside $1.1 million in Federal money for the downtown and secured $150,000 from Nassau County for beautification and safety improvements. These funds will be utilized along Broadway and Newbridge Road to improve pedestrian safety and enhance walkability.

Hicksville’s downtown is undergoing a renaissance thanks to the vision of the Saladino administration and a $10 million State award for downtown revitalization.  Future projects will support increased access to transportation, improve walkability, and attract new housing opportunities.  These projects, along with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s $132 million investment in the Hicksville railroad station, will continue to transform Hicksville into a vibrant downtown for downsizers, empty nesters, senior citizens and what millennials asked for and what will keep them here on Long Island.