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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.


FILE -- Straphangers ride the No. 6 train. (credit: Getty Images)

Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & Tolls

Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.


Metro-North Railroad train at the Croton-Harmon Station - Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

First Round Of MTA Fare Hikes Take Effect; Subway, Bus Fares Increase Sunday

Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Rail Road fares have gone up between eight and nine percent, depending on distance and ticket type.


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MTA Approves Fare, Toll Hikes; Changes Take Effect March 1

The MTA board voted on the proposed increases on Wednesday. Members unanimously approved the fare hikes. Only one member voted against increasing tolls.


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MTA Releases Final Fare, Toll Increase Proposal

If approved, Long Island Rail Road riders will be hit with increases as high as 15 percent.


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MTA Holding Public Hearings On Proposed Fare Hikes

The MTA is considering four different fare hike proposals for the subway and bus system.


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NYC Cab Riders Upset Over 17 Percent Fare Hike, But Are They Justified?

Medallion owners asked for a share of the increase, but right now it all goes to the drivers, who were earning an average of $130 for a 12-hour shift. With the new fare that will rise to $160.


Taxi and Limousine Commission - New York, NY - Jul 12, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Taxi And Limousine Commission Approves Fare Increases, Health Care For Drivers

The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Thursday to approve a proposed fare increase. The vote was approved 6-2, with one abstention.


Taxi Cabs line up for fares outside the Port Authority Bus Terminal (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Get Ready NYC, Taxi Fare Hike Looks Like It’s Going To Happen

Seventeen percent — that’s how much more your next cab ride could cost you. People for and against a proposed taxi fare hike faced off Monday at the final public hearing on the issue.


LIRR ticket machine (file)

LIRR Is On The Hunt For Fare Jumpers

If you ride the train, here’s extra incentive to make sure you remember your ticket.


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Riders Furious Over Fare Hikes After Service Disruptions

Long-awaited fare hikes finally arrived on Thursday after a week of frustrating delays on buses, subways and more. Despite roads and rails still being affected by Sunday’s blizzard, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority went ahead with its scheduled increase in fares.


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Fares Going Up On NYC Subways, Commuter Rails

Starting at midnight, a new round of MTA fare hikes will go into effect.


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Report: Steep Monthly MetroCard Hike On The Way

Commuters who ride the subways are likely to suffer sticker shock when they hear the latest proposed fare hikes for MetroCards.