LIRR council seeks voting power on MTA board
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The Long Island Rail Road's watchdog group wants the MTA to give riders a vote on issues that affect them, including how much a train ride will cost.
Following the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's unanimous vote Wednesday to raise fares for the fourth time in five years, the LIRR Commuter Council has asked for a board member to represent riders.
The MTA board includes representatives...