NYC: MTA Fare And Toll Hikes Go Into Effect


A commuter alert for riders and drivers: a new round of MTA fare and toll hikes took effect at midnight.

The cost of a single ride will stay $2.75, but monthly MetroCards went up to $121 from $116.50. Weekly cards increase by $1 to $32, while the 7-Day Express Bus Plus card increases to $59.50.

As for the tolls, E-ZPass rates go up by less than 25 cents.

If you pay cash, you are looking at more than a 6% hike and up to 9%, depending on the crossing.

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