LIRR fares to rise Friday -- again
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LIRR ticket prices have more than quadrupled over the past three decades, far outpacing inflation and taking a bigger percentage out of commuters' incomes.
And Friday, they go up again.
Monthly ticket prices have risen 318 percent since 1980. But as hefty as the increases have been, they are in line with the growing cost of providing public transportation over the same period, federal...