Fare Hike

The NJ TRANSIT board votes on fare hikes and service cuts on July 15, 2015, in Newark. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Fare Hikes

A monthly ticket will increase 9 percent, from $440 to $480.

07/15/2015

MTA logo (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Says Fare Hike Is ‘Purely Hypothetical’ If Capital Plan Isn’t Funded

The MTA’s chief financial officer said fares and tolls could jump 15 percent unless New York state lawmakers provide funding for a five-year capital plan.

04/28/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

Service Cuts, Fare Hikes Proposed By NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT said it’s looking at fare hikes and service cuts to close a budget gap.

04/21/2015

FILE - NJ TRANSIT station in Westwood (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Report: NJ TRANSIT To Propose 9 Percent Fare Hike

A legislative report says fare revenue for NJ TRANSIT will top $1 billion next year, but fare hikes could be on the rise.

04/15/2015

(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Commuters Brace For More MTA Fare & Toll Hikes

Bridge and tunnel tolls will also go up by 4 percent for E-ZPass users and about 6 percent to 10 percent for cash customers.

03/21/2015

The MTA board meets on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

MTA Board Votes To Raise Fares And Tolls

The cost of your commute is going up. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted Thursday to raise fares and tolls.

01/22/2015

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Begins Public Hearings On Plans For Toll And Fare Hikes

Among the proposals is raising the base fare on the MetroCard from $2.50 to $2.75 while increasing the bonus on a pay-per-ride MetroCard.

12/01/2014

New York City Subway and Bus Fares May Increase

Advocate: MTA Fare Hike May Be Fair And Necessary

Nobody likes a fare hike when it comes to public transportation, but a straphangers’ advocate said Saturday that a hike may be fair and necessary for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

11/15/2014

A man swipes his MetroCard at the Union Square.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Warns Of Possible 12 Percent Fare Hike Next Year

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said issues between the agency and labor unions could result in an almost 12 percent fare hike next year, three times more than planned.

01/31/2014

People wait in line to buy Metro-North tickets at Grand Central Terminal. (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Line Ticket Prices To Go Up In New Year

Starting on Jan. 1, passengers will face a 5 percent ticket price hike.

12/12/2013

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA: Planned Fare Hikes To Be Smaller Than Initially Announced

Due to cost-saving measures, the 2015 and 2017 fare and toll increases will amount to a 4 percent hike, instead of the original 7.5 percent.

11/13/2013

A crew working to restore A train service in the Rockaways (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Kevin Ortiz)

MTA Chairman: Sandy Repairs To Take Five More Years, Fare Hike Ahead

New York City straphangers will really want to hang on as there are many twists and turns ahead.

04/15/2013

An NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

NJ TRANSIT Chief: No Fare Hike Ahead

Executive Director Jim Weinstein says the transit agency plans to keep fares from rising for the fourth straight year.

04/03/2013

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Activist To Protest New MTA Toll Hike With Pennies

As of 2 a.m. Sunday, new MTA fare hikes are in effect on all bridges and tunnels.

03/03/2013

The subway on Nov. 1, 2012. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Cost Of Public Transportation Going Up, MTA Bus And Subway Fares Increase At Midnight

Subways and buses will now cost at least a quarter more _ $2.50 with a MetroCard and $2.75 for a single ride. Express buses are going up to $6.

03/02/2013

more