MTA: Wear A Mask Or Pay A Fine

Sep 11, 2020
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MTA riders and employees will face a $50 fine if they fail to wear a face covering on trains, buses and platforms.

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it may have to cut Long Island Railroad service by 50 percent in order to deal with a projected $12 billion budget deficit.

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is weighing a fare hike to help soften the blow of a massive $10 billion budget shortfall.

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Weekday service on MTA commuter rails have returned nearly back to normal, with safety measures in place. Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains were operating on a reduced schedule for several months amid the pandemic.

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Four of the five top earners at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority work for the Long Island Rail Road. That’s according to a report from the Empire Center for Public Policy.