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MTA slimming waste with fare mark up

MTA slimming waste with fare mark up

February 26, 2013


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  Starting March 3, subway users may think twice about tossing their old MetroCards. The Metropolitan Transit Authority has announced several new policies for the price and purchase of MetroCards. In addition to a 25-cent fare hike, which will make single rides cost $2.50, the MTA will ch...

NYC Taxi fares see an increase of 17 percent

NYC Taxi fares see an increase of 17 percent

By Nicole Brown

September 13, 2012


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For the first time since 2004, the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission increased the cab fare. Last May, the commission received a proposal from the yellow cab industry to increase fares as much as 20 percent. After much consideration and the commission’s vote, NYTLC agreed to raise the...