Category Archives: Fare Hike

MTA Boss Sander Out

MTA executive director Elliot Sander, the face of the disarray in New York City’s transit system today, announced his resignation yesterday. The move gives Gov. Paterson closer watch of the railroad. Sander gave notice after finishing up the fare deal … Continue reading

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Reluctant Return to Riding

Gingerly, I climbed back on the bike this morning after a six-day break from the day-to-day grind. A fierce wind blew our recycleable garbage around the lawn. The stiff gears of the bike made an awkward clicking noise as I … Continue reading

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Metro-North Fare Hikes Start NOW!

With the Metro-North fare increases starting March 1st, I thought I’d be clever and buy my March monthly now and beat the announced 3.76%-4.25% boost on monthly tickets. Not so fast. Metro-North was just a little smarter than me, and … Continue reading

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The Fare Hikes Are Coming! The Fare Hikes Are Coming!

Metro-North left some handbills behind for riders last night explaining the fare hikes that arrive March 1. “The vast majority of monthly and weekly commuter rail tickets will increase between 3.76% and 4.25%,” reads the “New Fares” flier. (Am I … Continue reading

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