Overview: Increased transit ridership helps reduce traffic congestion by taking motor vehicles off the road. An efficient transit system can provide quicker access to jobs, reduce air pollution and help to improve the overall livability of our communities. Yet while other suburban regions have been expanding their public transportation options including reverse commutes, Long Island has added no new capacity.
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Transit Ridership

Long Island Railroad added 1.6 million passengers in 2013, while bus ridership declined in BOTH Nassau and Suffolk.