LIRR Fares Expected To Be Reduced During Penn Renovations

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Much-needed renovations are coming to New York's Penn Station this summer which many are already calling hellish.  While there will be many diverted and canceled trails at least the MTA is easing up on the fares for angry commuters.  

From NBC New York

Cuomo announced at Penn Station Monday he's asking the MTA to lower fares for commuters who take trains that end up diverted during weekslong project. 

"LIRR riders unable to go to Penn Station this summer because of Amtrak's emergency repair work deserve a discounted fare for enduring the inconvenience of a disrupted commute," Cuomo later said in a statement. 

 
 
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