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MTA Fare Hikes: What to Expect Comments Off on MTA Fare Hikes: What to Expect

MTA Fare Hikes: What to Expect

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You may have heard the buzz about recent increases in your LIRR train ticket. If so, that means you could be affected by the new MTA fare hikes. That’s not even the worst part: the Metropolitan Transit Authority has raised fares on New York City subways and buses, bridges, tunnels and the Metro-North Railroad. According to a Long Island Press article, the MTA fare hikes will begin on March 22, 2015. The hike will be approximately 2-6% depending on the type of commute. However, you won’t see the full spike all at once. Over the next two years the MTA fare hikes will be sectioned out in $0.25 increments. The MTA’s plan is to allot small hikes for off-peak 10-trip and monthly unlimited-ride tickets. MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast states in press release, the MTA fare hikes are designed to only slightly impact customers. However, after cutting $1 billion from expenses, which include operating costs, the fare hike balances out their new budget. By 2017, MTA plans to cut $1.5 billion from the budget, which is reason for the hikes in increments. What the MTA Fare Hikes Will Look Like The following increases are expected as of March 22: One-way peak will rise from $14.75 to $15.25...

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Fun Things to Do in Nassau County Comments Off on Fun Things to Do in Nassau County

Fun Things to Do in Nassau County

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The winter weather cannot be compared to the summer fun on Long Island, but that doesn’t mean you have to sit around and wait for the seasons to change! All Island Transportation knows tons of fun things to do in Nassau County that’s sure to keep you busy! So find a free day and head on out to Museum Row! There’s also some great kid friendly things to do in Nassau County. Explore the culture, art and history of Long Island, you’re sure to be impressed! Museum Row Nassau County You might have heard of it before, but if not, Museum Row is just what you think it is; a row of museums! It is located in Garden City, right by the Roosevelt Field Mall. There’s plenty of museums fit for the whole family. Each exhibit will fascinate you. Check out the fun things to do in Nassau County and which museum interests you: Long Island Children’s Museum Need to keep the kids entertained on these cold days? Take a trip to Long Island Children’s Museum. This interactive museum will keep you and the kids occupied for hours on end. The galleries expand and educate the young minds of your kids. They’ll visit Bricks & Sticks, a place to...

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The Best Restaurants in Lynbrook Comments Off on The Best Restaurants in Lynbrook

The Best Restaurants in Lynbrook

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At All Island Transportation we love to eat and being a taxi service company, we’ve tried our fair share of restaurants all over Nassau County. However, we’ve found some of the best restaurants are in the small town of Lynbrook. You might be surprised about that because when we say small, we mean 2 square miles. Can you believe it? In that small of an area how does the town manage to fit all that good food? So, we made a list of our favorite restaurants in Lynbrook that you have to try out! Where to Find the Best Restaurants in Lynbrook McQuades Neighborhood Grill The name says it all, it’s a great neighborhood spot to enjoy a great meal and have a few drinks with friends. McQuades has a great selection of tap beers, so you’ll never go thirsty. The bar has 11 high definition televisions that’s perfect for any sporting event. So, stop in with some friends or bring your family for great food at a great neighborhood grill! Pearsall’s Station Pearsall’s Station is your classic American grill with an array of elegant dishes to choose from! The Pearsall family has been one of Long Island’s oldest and most distinguished families dating before the American Revolution. Now...

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Valentines Day Restaurants in Garden City Comments Off on Valentines Day Restaurants in Garden City

Valentines Day Restaurants in Garden City

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All Island Transportation doesn’t mean to scare you, but Valentines Day is less than a week away! Don’t get too much in a panic though because we’re here to help. While we don’t sell flowers and chocolates, we do have a list of the best Valentines Day restaurants in Garden City. So check them out here and make your reservation today for the perfect Valentines dinner. Where to Find the Best Valentines Day Restaurants in Garden City Garden City Hotel Spend a romantic getaway at the Garden City Hotel and enjoy a delicious meal at their restaurant, Polo Steakhouse. For $80 per guest, you have the option to choose an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Indulge in butter poached lobster or crisp ahi tuna for dinner. The choices are sure to deliver the elegance of Valentines Day. The Garden City Hotel is also offering exclusive packages for Valentines Day. Stay the night with the Romance Package or Romance & Red Door Package. You and your significant other will be treated like royalty. Make your reservation today! Waterzooi Enjoy an authentic Belgian bistro right in the heart of Garden City. Waterzooi is the perfect place to splurge on a seafood feast. Since opening, they have served 2.5 million pounds of mussels!...

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