Tuesday, November 18, 2008

MTA Fare Increase & Service Reductions

Do you need a little more motivation to get off the subway and onto your bicycle?

"It appears likely... that the base subway and bus fare would increase to at least $2.50, from $2, and that a monthly unlimited-ride MetroCard could rise to about $100...

...the (MTA) has also drafted proposals for deep budget cuts, including reductions in service that call for the elimination of two subway lines and cutbacks on bus routes and commuter trains...Many riders will have to pay more to wait longer for trains and buses that are more crowded." Read more...

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