More MTA fare, toll hikes take effect; LIRR restores some services

The cost of ridership on the LIRR went

The cost of ridership on the LIRR went up on Friday, and now fares on subways and tolls on bridges have risen as well. (March 3, 2013 6:36 PM)

Commuters who ride MTA trains or travel on several local bridges can expect to shell out a little bit more, after the MTA's latest round of fare and toll hikes took effect overnight. Crossing the RFK, Throggs Neck and Bronx-Whitestone bridges will now cost $7.50. Costs to travel on the Midtown and Brooklyn Battery tunnels have also increased. On Friday, Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) ticket prices...

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