It’s official. Moments ago, the MTA board approved a new fare hike for the metro area mass transit system, with a vote on toll hikes to come shortly. This is the fourth hike in five years. The motion was approved unanimously.
The base MetroCard fare just went up to $2.50, a quarter more per ride. The monthly fare costs $112 now, up from $104, and a weekly card rose a dollar to $30. Read More