Riders to pay $1 fee for MetroCards next year

Riders who toss their MetroCards after use may want to think twice.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled a 2012 budget that doesn't cut service or hike

Riders who toss their MetroCards after use may want to think twice.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled a 2012 budget that doesn't cut service or hike fares but does tack on a service fee for MetroCards.

Riders would be expected to pay $1 each time they purchase a new MetroCard. The surcharge is intended to encourage riders to refill MetroCards instead of buying new ones,...

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