Fare Hike

Flooding damage caused by Sandy at the South Ferry station (credit: MTA New York City Transit / David Henly)

Lhota: MTA Not Expected To Raise Fares To Pay For Sandy Repairs

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is still in a recovery state after the hit it took from superstorm Sandy, but there is some good news for straphangers.

11/28/2012

Stefanie Gray (credit: Twitter)

Brooklynite Aims To Break Subway Record To Protest Fare Hike

Stefanie Gray is about to make that MetroCard swipe worth every penny and she tries to set the record for passing through every subway station.

10/22/2012

Subway turnstile at Penn Station (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

MTA Considers Fare Hike Options, Including $125 Monthly MetroCard

When it comes to public transportation, one thing is certain, Metropolitan Transportation Authority fares are definitely going up. But the big question is how much?

10/09/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Proposed Cab Fare Hike Would Be The First Since 2006

New Yorkers may be seeing a surge in cab fares in the near future. The Taxi and Limousine Commission is considering a fare hike that could be as much as 20 percent.

05/21/2012

Commuters step off the subway (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Subway Fare Hike On The Agenda For City Council Hearing

Subway tickets are set to spike 7.5 percent next January in the latest round of fare hikes hitting straphangers where it hurts most.

03/06/2012

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Fare Hike On New Haven Line Takes Effect Jan. 1

The increase will boost ticket prices by over 19 percent over six years, but Gov. Dan Malloy wants passenger to understand the money will go to critical upgrades to the railroad’s infrastructure.

12/31/2011

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

New Haven Line Fare Hike Still A Possibility Despite Union Concessions

Higher fares are always a possibility, but many believed they were off the table for the New Haven Line when the state’s unions decided to play ball in a package of concessions for the state budget.

09/22/2011

Union members pack a hearing on Port Authority toll hikes - Jersey City, NJ - Aug 16, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

N.J. Politicians Just As Angry Over Port Authority Prices Hikes

Following Sunday morning’s toll and fare hike for bridges and tunnels crossing the Hudson River, politicians on the New Jersey side are furious.

09/18/2011

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

Commuters Sound Off At New Haven Line Fare Hike Hearing

Fares are likely going up on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, but by how much? Commuters got their say at two hearings in Stamford on Tuesday.

08/24/2011

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Hearings Today In Stamford On New Haven Line Fare Hikes

If you have something to say about fares on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, find some room in your schedule today and make it to Stamford.

08/23/2011

Union members pack a hearing on Port Authority toll hikes - Jersey City, NJ - Aug 16, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Public Sounds Off At Port Authority Hearings On Possible Toll, Fare Hikes

The agency says it needs the additional revenue the hikes will generate to pay for a new 10-year capital investment plan, maintain security, and complete the over-budget World Trade Center.

08/16/2011

Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Area Residents Sound Off Ahead Of Port Authority Hearings On Proposed Toll Hikes

The Port Authority said the additional revenue is necessary to pay for new bus projects and much-needed fixes for bridges, roads and airports.

08/15/2011

(credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg’s Suggestion To President Obama: ‘Raise Everybody’s Taxes’

“If you want to raise taxes, don’t pick one class of people and say ‘I think they have too much money’ or ‘I don’t think they have enough money or whatever.’ Raise everybody’s taxes 1 or 2 percent, whatever it was,” Bloomberg said.

08/12/2011

Gov. Chris Christie appears at a bill signing - Barnegat, NJ - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie On Planned Port Authority Toll Hike: ‘You’re Kidding, Right?’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is putting in his two cents when it comes to the proposed massive toll and fare hike from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

08/08/2011

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Curbs Vacation Payouts

The transit agency has suspended payouts to nonunion employees.

04/01/2011

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