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The Outer Borough Transit Fund and What it Means for Capacity

The NYC Transit Riders Council undertook a capacity analysis in advance of its Atlantic Ticket proposal, which now offers a discount on travel to and from Atlantic Terminal and subway deserts in Southeast Queens, including Brooklyn stations in between. The Outer Borough pilot program does not take into account those trains which may have little or no capacity, nor does it apply evenly to the LIRR and Metro-North, offering a 20% discount on a monthly ticket on the LIRR, but no such deal on Metro-North.

Read full testimony here: OBTF Testimony 2.24.2020