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Monthly MetroCards Will Jump to $121 Under MTA Fare Hike Plans

(DNAINFO)  Danielle Tcholakian | November 17, 2016 — The cost of a weekly MetroCard would also go up to $32 under the proposals.

The MTA is considering two plans to hike subway and bus fares in early 2017 that both would increase the cost of a monthly MetroCard to $121.

The plans would also increase the weekly MetroCard to $32, up from the current price of $31.  The monthly MetroCard is currently $116.50.

The 7-Day Express Bus Plus MetroCard is also the same under both plans, increasing from $57.25 to $59.50, and the $1 fee for purchasing a new MetroCard remains the same.

The difference between the two plans is based on how much the base fare, which is used to calculate the price of the MetroCards, would be increased. It is currently $2.75, and would remain the same under one plan, but increase to $3 under the second.

Source: Monthly MetroCards Will Jump to $121 Under MTA Fare Hike Plans – Jackson Heights – DNAinfo New York