NEW YORK (PIX11) – Brace yourselves and get your wallet ready: Starting Sunday, you will be paying more to ride the subway, buses, and railroads in New York City.
The fare went up 15 cents to $2.90 for a single ride on the subway or bus.
The cost of a seven-day unlimited MetroCard increased by $1 to $34, and a 30-day pass went from $127 to $132, according to the MTA. The express bus base fare increased from $6.75 to $7, and single-ride tickets on subways and buses also increased by 25 cents to $3.25.
Fares on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North went up by 4.5%, according to the MTA. Toll rates on MTA bridges and tunnels were also increased by 6% for drivers using an E-ZPass, from $6.55 to $6.94. For drivers without an E-ZPass, tolls by mail increased from $10.17 to $11.19.
MTA officials said riders should expect hikes every two years again.
Erin Pflaumer is a digital content producer from Long Island who has covered both local and national news since 2018. She joined PIX11 in 2023. See more of her work here.