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Lowest Fare Increase Since 2009

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled two options for needed increase to fares and tolls over the next two years by less than 4 percent – or an average of 2 percent annually, consistent with the financial forecast made in July. The MTA’s continued discipline in keeping costs down has resulted in the lowest increase since 2009, when the MTA committed to a biennial schedule to keep adjustments as small and predictable as possible.

Buses to Replace LIRR Overnight Trains on Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson Branches from 1 to 4 a.m. Nov. 16 for Track Work

Buses will replace two Ronkonkoma Branch and three Port Jefferson Branch trains on the Main Line between Jamaica and Hicksville tomorrow morning from 1 a.m. until 4 a.m. to allow the Long Island Rail Road to make switch repairs at Nassau Interlocking in Mineola. The work will result in some cancellations and schedule changes for one Oyster Bay Branch train and one Montauk Branch train.

Special Trains for College Game Supplement Metro-North’s Regular NFL Trains

Get to the gridiron without the gridlock! Riding MTA Metro-North Railroad is the best way to see the clash between legendary rivals Fordham Rams and the Holy Cross Crusaders at Yankee Stadium this Saturday, November 12, at 3 p.m. On Sunday, as always for 1 p.m. Jets or Giants games at MetLife Stadium, Metro-North will provide service from the New Haven Line to the Meadowlands Sports Complex.

Schedules Go Into Effect Monday, Nov. 14 and Include Changes in East End Travel

New Long Island Rail Road timetables will go into effect on Monday, November 14 with enhanced train service for the holiday season and changes to daily train service from Montauk and weekend train service to and from Greenport. The new schedules, which will remain in effect through Sunday, March 6, also reflect adjustments to departure and arrival times of off-peak and weekend trains to accommodate track work on some branches.

Reduced Service on Huntington-Port Jeff & Hempstead Branch Over Weekend of November 12-13 for Scheduled Track Work

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Service Enhancements and Changes to LJMZ Lines Prepare Customers for M Viaduct Repairs

Customers taking the Canarsie l Line are going to see increased service as ridership continues to grow in Brooklyn. The addition of 50 roundtrips on the l line is part of a package of service changes planned for June 2017. Other service changes slated for the summer will be implemented in preparation for the partial closure of the m line to repair two century-old structures.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for November 4 - 7

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for November 4 - 7

TCS NYC Marathon is Sunday, November 6

Take the Subway to the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon

Allow Plenty of Extra Travel Time or Consider Using LIRR Main Line Branches

Scheduled track work on the Babylon and Montauk Branches this coming weekend Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6 will mean significant service changes on those branches and at several other locations as the LIRR undertakes a switch replacement project in Freeport and concrete tie installation between Babylon and Speonk.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 28 - 31

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 28 - 31