Traveling in NYC? Subway fare to soon increase by 50 cents, to $2.75; other fares to rise, too

Associated Press

The cost of traveling in New York City is going up.

Beginning March 22, the cost of a subway ride will increase by 50 cents, to $2.75, under a package of fare increases approved Thursday by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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The price of a 30-day MetroCard will increase by $4.50, to $116.50.

Fares will also jump on the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Railroad, and tolls will rise on the MTA's bridges and tunnels.

Subway fares last increased in 2013, when the cost of a single ride rose from $2.25 to $2.50.