MTA approves LIRR fare hike
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board has voted to increase fares on its railroads, subways, bridges and tunnels, and commuters aren't on board with the decision.
The board formally approved fare hikes and toll increases between 7.5 and 15 percent to cover a transit deficit of $450 million. The changes will take effect March 1.
The single-ride subway or bus fare will...