MTA fare hike begins; LIRR boosts service
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Changes to the MTA's fares aren't all bad news for riders, who will see new discounts for military personnel, additional breaks for families, and easier ways to pay tolls.
The LIRR is also restoring several trains it cut in 2010 and adding new service on some lines beginning Monday.
The new rates, which take effect Sunday, aim to increase the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's fare...