Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s posts related to Mta (Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE MTA

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently voted in favor of legislation which would help make the MTA more accountable and transparent to Long Islanders by requiring it to undergo an independent forensic audit.  

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SENATORS FUSCHILLO & MARTINS FIGHT TO END UNFAIR LIRR TICKET REFUND SURCHARGES

Legislation Would Require MTA to Give Customers Full Refunds on Unused One-Way and Round-Trip LIRR Tickets 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON MTA TO EXPLORE TAKEOVER OF MAINTAINING RAILS IN AND OUT OF PENN STATION

            Following a number of significant LIRR service disruptions and cancellations caused by Amtrak maintenance, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today called on the MTA to explore a takeover of maintaining the rails in and out of Penn Station and the East River tunnels. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REQUESTS LIRR TO PROVIDE SCHEDULE FOR TRACK DEBRIS CLEAN UP

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today requested the LIRR to provide a schedule of when it will clean up the blighted areas along its tracks which are littered with debris. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN SALADINO VISIT MASSAPEQUA PARK LIRR STATION TO INFORM COMMUTERS HOW TO FIGHT MTA’S PROPOSED LIRR FARE HIKES

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Joseph Saladino (R-Massapequa) today urged commuters at the Massapequa Park Train Station to join them in fighting the MTA’s proposed LIRR fare hike.

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Newsday: LIRR Fare Hikes Slam Commuters Friday

December 30, 2010

by Alfonso A. Castillo

On the second-to-last day of a year that included some of the deepest service cuts and worst disruptions in the 176-year history of the Long Island Rail Road, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday enacted its plan to increase fare revenue by 7.5 percent overall.  

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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO ON MTA BOARD’S DECISION TO RAISE BRIDGE & TUNNEL TOLLS

“Once again, the MTA Board is steering New York State in the wrong direction by asking Long Islanders to pay more, this time by raising cash tolls on major bridges and tunnels from $5.50 to $6.50 and increasing the E-Z Pass toll by 5 percent.              Both residents and businesses will again realize the negative impact of these increases.

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Newsday: MTA OKs Third Round of Fare Increases in Three Years

By Alfonso A. Castillo

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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO ON MTA BOARD’S DECISION TO RAISE FARES

          "I am extremely disappointed that, for the third time in four years, the MTA Board has again voted to raise fares, with LIRR riders facing an fare increase of up to 9.4%. Once again, Long Islanders are being treated like an ATM for the MTA.

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Senator Fuschillo's Testimony to the MTA Board Opposing Proposed LIRR Fare Hikes

Following is the testimony Senator Fuschillo gave to the MTA Board of Directors opposing their proposed LIRR fare hikes at their recent public hearing in Garden City:  

Good evening ladies and gentleman.

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