MetroCard discount may disappear

September 13, 2012 4:18:01 AM PDT
The MTA may soon eliminate a cost-saving discount on MetroCards.

The Transit Agency is considering getting rid of the 7 percent discount on purchases of $10 MetroCards.

It's a 70 cents savings for every $10.

Critics say eliminating the discount is no different than a fare hike.

The MTA will hold hearings in November on its plan to raise fares and tolls.

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