LIRR platform smoking ban gaining steam in Albany

January 20, 2011 3:38:21 AM PST
Smokers who light up while waiting for the Long Island Rail Road may soon have to go through more trouble to get their fix.

A new bill gaining support in the New York State Assembly seeks to ban smoking on outdoor LIRR platforms.

The measure also targets Metro-North.

The proposal would ban smoking in all ticketing, boarding and waiting areas.

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