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Higher Bee-Line bus fares proposed as part of MTA’s fare hikes

Fare Type

Current

Proposal 1

Proposal 2

Base Fare

$2.75

$2.75

$3.00

MetroCard Bonus

11% with $5.50 purchase

5% with $5.50 purchase

16% with $6.00 purchase

Effective Fare with MetroCard Bonus

$2.48

$2.62

$2.59

30-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCard

$116.50

 

$121.00

 

$121.00

 

7-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCard

$31

$32

$32

 

WHITE PLAINS – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has proposed two alternatives for fare increases for the Bee-Line System and the student MetroCard in Westchester County.

The PTA Board is soliciting public comment on the proposals with two proposed fare structures under consideration.

A public hearing will be held on Monday, January 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.


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