Fare hikes take effect for MTA riders

A train arrives to the Astor Place station early Friday, Dec. 16, 2005 in New York. (AP Photo/ Dima Gavrysh)

March 1, 2013 5:51:36 AM PST
Less money in your pockets the next time you ride the subway or bus.

The MTA's latest round of fare hikes takes effect on Friday.

Individual rides on subways and buses along with unlimited ride metrocards are going up.

Fares for Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North riders will increase as well.

Subways and buses will jump a quarter to $2.50.

Express buses go up to $6.

And a single-ride metrocard will cost $2.75.

LINK: http://mta.info/nyct/fare/NewFares.htm

ONLINE: mta.info

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