Subway and bus fares to go up 4 percent next year

Associated Press

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to raise subway and bus fare by 4 percent next year.

WNBC-TV (http://bit.ly/10AXPb0 ) says Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast said Wednesday that the hike would begin in March.

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It wasn't immediately clear how it would affect base fare, weekly and monthly MetroCards, commuter train passes or pay-per-ride discounts.

Details were to be worked out after public hearings and a board vote in December.

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Information from: WNBC-TV, http://www.nbcnewyork.com