Uber's top 10 LI destinations include a lot of train stations

For commuters, Uber and its competitor, Lyft, are providing relief for the “last mile,” which is a distance that is too long for the typical person to walk on a regular basis, said Moses Gates, director of community planning and design for the Regional Plan Association.

On-demand ride services “will help eliminate a lot of road congestion,” and may relieve pressure on LIRR parking lots, he said.

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