Long Island senators secure critical funding for LIRR

Thursday, May 9, 2019

By Rich Dolan and Mike Amoruoso Starting in 2021, a version of what Governor Andrew Cuomo envisioned for a New York City congestion pricing plan will begin charging…

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Commuters say LIRR should raise service, not fares

Thursday, April 11, 2013
A new ban that prohibits smoking on LIRR platforms took effect on Nov. 13 (LIR photo by Christina Serednicki)

Disgruntled Long Island commuters would like to see an increase in service along with the recent increase in MTA fare prices. “If you’re not going to raise the…

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LIRR’s fare hike to effect Friday

Friday, March 1, 2013

For the fourth time in five years, the LIRR will raise the fare on monthly tickets this weekend. The MTA says that the average ticket will increase 8.19% to 9.31% depending on the type (weekly/monthly), and distance traveled.

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