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Success for Li Bus Riders Saves $32.4 Million Annually

NICE Bus

The Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved County Executive Mangano’s public-private partnership for Veolia Transportation to operate Long Island Bus and Able Ride at a savings to the County of more than $32.4 million a year. Veolia Transportation will manage and operate Long Island Bus under a new name – Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) – beginning January 1, 2012. The approved contract maintains current fares and the Able-Ride service area.

Coming Soon to Nassau Streets: NICE Bus

NICE Bus

A public-private partnership to operate Nassau’s bus system would provide a greater level of fare stability for riders; restore the MTA’s planned route cuts; preserve the Able-Ride service; and reduce the cost to taxpayers, both County Executive Edward P. Mangano and a statewide transportation expert told the County Legislature and residents who attended a hearing today on the new private bus operator.

Mangano Joins “Veterans Stand Down”

Just days before Thanksgiving Day, Nassau County’s annual winter “Veterans Stand Down” provided hot meals, free clothing and financial benefit services to more than 125 men and women who served in our nation’s armed forces.

Mangano Saves Taxpayers $7.5 Million ESCO Provides County Facilities With Lowest Natural Gas Cost in A Decade

Mineola, NY– Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that taxpayers have saved approximately $7.5 million in natural gasoline costs due to an agreement signed last year with energy service company (ESCO) Hess Corporation. This move is just one of many actions that County Executive Mangano has taken to reduce government expenses through bulk purchasing efforts.