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Feb 282013
Subway Fare, Verrazano Bridge Toll Hikes - Now With Pretty Charts!

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT: This Sunday, March 3, getting from Point A to Point B will cost just a little bit more than it did the day before: the long-planned increases in fares and tolls will go into effect at 12:00am midnight. To help visualize the changes, we’ve put together a few handy graphics.

Feb 152013
Beginning March 3, Prepare To Shell Out $15 For Verrazano, $2.75 For Subway

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Despite widespread criticism by commuters, activists, and elected officials alike, the MTA has announced that a series of planned toll and fare hikes will begin to take effect on March 3.

Nov 292012
Gentile To MTA: Stop Verrazano Toll Hike, Waive Fares For Hurricane Relief Workers, Bring 'Discount Equity' To Southwest Brooklyn

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: At a public hearing yesterday on Staten Island, City Councilman Vincent Gentile spoke out against a proposed Verrazano Bridge toll hike, and called on MTA officials to waive fares for Hurricane Sandy relief workers driving in from Brooklyn.

Oct 172012
MTA Fare Hike: Malliotakis Almost Says Something Constructive, Golden Doesn't

TRANSIT: Subway fares and bridge tolls are going up. Local elected officials would like you to think they are doing something about it. Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis comes the closest… but on closer examination, not really.