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Articles about "MTA Metrocard Fare Hikes"

  • What the MTA's Proposed Fare Hike Means for You By David Dam | December 23, 2016

    The MTA's recent fare hike proposals apply all subway riders, but its impacts will be felt differently. How will it impact you?

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  • #TBT: Tracking the Subway’s History By Serena Horrigan | April 30, 2015

    The NYC Subway is part of our lives, for better or worse. Track its subterranean history with us; there are secrets hidden underground!

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  • Gear up, New Yorkers: Your Subway Rides are Going to Get Costlier By Aby Thomas | December 14, 2012

    We always knew New York City was expensive, but it’s soon going to get a lot costlier. After months of discussion on four different proposals for its 2013 fare hike, the MTA has finally settled on a scheme that will increase prices across all card options. While some New Yorkers shook their heads at the hike to their cost of living in the city, other residents of the city saw it as an unavoidable increase, much like the rise in expenses they have been seeing in other parts of their daily lives.

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  • MTA To Raise New York Base Fare in March 2013 By Brittany Tenpenny | October 23, 2012

    Just last week, we reported on the MTA’s proposal to raise subway fares for commuters. MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota confirmed the plans on Monday, hinting that base fares might see an increase. This is bad news for Manhattan residents, a group that has endured a number of fare hikes in recent years. If the proposal passes, the change will go into effect March 1, 2013.

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  • New Yorkers to be Hit with MetroCard Fare Hikes By Aby Thomas | October 16, 2012

    In what is certainly not welcome news for New Yorkers and suburban commuters, the MTA has unveiled their plans for the planned hike in MetroCard fares for next year. With the MTA claiming that the hike is necessary for them to take care of costs like pensions and health care, New York City residents have been dreading the prospect of seeing their subway commute or bus ride become a lot more expensive, and unfortunately all of the MTA’s proposed plans spell a costlier future for New Yorkers.

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