LIRR and Metro-North Fare Hikes Go into Effect
Fare hikes went into effect on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Rail Road on Friday.
Subway and bus riders also will have to pay more beginning Sunday. LIRR and Metro-North fares are going up between eight and nine percent, depending on distance and ticket type.
On Sunday, subways and buses will cost at least a quarter more - $2.50 with a MetroCard and $2.75 for a single ride. Express buses are going up to $6. A 30-day unlimited card is going up $8 to $112.
Fares on MTA bridges and tunnels also are going up.