MTA proposes more toll and fare hikes

<p>The MTA is proposing yet another toll and fare hike.</p>

News 12 Staff

Nov 16, 2018, 12:34 PM

Updated 1,977 days ago

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The MTA is proposing yet another toll and fare hike.
There are two options proposed for subways and buses.
The first proposal would keep the base fare at $2.75, but eliminate the 5 percent bonus.
The second proposal would increase the base fare to $3, but would also increase the bonus to 10 percent.
An unlimited 30-day MetroCard currently costs $121. Under both plans, that cost would jump up to $127.
The agency also announced it needs to increase toll prices. There are two options for this as well.  
The first calls for a 4 percent increase for E-ZPass users. The other is an 8 percent increase.
The board is expected to vote on these hikes next year.


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