Smoking ban to take effect on LIRR, Metro-North platforms

Transit alert from Eyewitness News

September 30, 2011 10:43:04 AM PDT
A smoking ban may be coming to a train platform near you.

On Wednesday, the MTA board voted to implement the new state law banning smoking on all outdoor train ticketing, boarding or platform areas.

The ban goes into effect on November 13 for both the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North.

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