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The bus can connect travelers taking the subway or LIRR to LaGuardia.
“There’s near universal consensus that mass transit access to LaGuardia Airport has to be improved, the question remains what is the best way to do it," an official from the Port Authority said.
The new ideas include light rail, bus routes and subway extensions.
Governor Kathy Hochul asked for a review of AirTrain alternatives.
The plan, which would connect the 7 train and the LIRR at Mets-Willets point, has been criticized because it takes travelers past the airport.
The FAA is holding two public info sessions this week about the proposal to connect LaGuardia Airport to the NYC transit system.
Air Train fares at Newark and JFK airports will go up $7.75 starting November 1, 2019.
Under the proposal, both airport AirTrain fees to will jump to $7.75, a 55 percent increase from their current $5 price.
The new connection will deliver commuters to the airport from the Willets Point station, which is actually east of the airport, next to Citi Field.
A tripped power line caused the Newark Airport AirTrain to shut down on the afternoon of Christmas Eve Eve, causing chaos for hundreds of travelers.