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(AP) - An MTA finance committee has voted to raisetransit fares. The cost of a single subway or bus ride would increase from $2to $2.50 under the plan passed Monday afternoon by a committee ofthe Metropolitan

News 12 Staff

Mar 23, 2009, 5:35 PM

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MTA committee votes on $2.50 NYC subway fare
(AP) - An MTA finance committee has voted to raisetransit fares.
The cost of a single subway or bus ride would increase from $2to $2.50 under the plan passed Monday afternoon by a committee ofthe Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The price of a monthly MetroCard would go up to $103, from $81.The increases would take effect June 1.
Gov. David Paterson and state lawmakers are at odds over a dealto head off the fare increases. The Legislature has until Wednesdayto agree on a plan for closing the MTA's $1.1 billion gap.
Stillno deal in Albany on NYC transit bailoutMTAholds emergency meeting on fare hikes


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