NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Straphangers are going to be a little more strapped for cash after this weekend.

The price of a seven-day unlimited ride MetroCard for New York MTA subways and buses will increase from $32 to $33, while monthly go from $121 to $127.

Single-swipe cards remain at $2.75, but the five percent bonus is being eliminated, reports CBS2’s Marc Liverman.

The board approved the increase on February 27.

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Earlier this month, toll rates went up at bridges and tunnels around the city.


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