MTA possibly putting brakes on planned 2015 fare hike

The MTA could be putting the brakes on a fare hike in 2015. According to Newsday, the agency is looking into using new revenue to

According to Newsday, the agency is looking to

According to Newsday, the agency is looking to use new revenue to reduce a planned 7.5 percent hike.

WOODBURY - The MTA could be putting the brakes on a fare hike in 2015.

According to Newsday, the agency is looking into using new revenue to reduce a planned 7.5 percent increase slated for 2015.

The report also states they are considering using $40 million in new state aid to increase service.

An updated financial plan is set to be released in July.  

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