Nassau County Bus Transit Committee approves NICE bus rate hike for cash-paying commuters
The Nassau County Bus Transit Committee has approved a NICE bus request for a 25 cent hike on fares for customers who pay with cash.
The hike means rates will increase from $2.25 to $2.50 per ride.
NICE bus CEO Michael Setzer says wage and benefit increases for employees, rising fuel costs and additional ride services are the main reasons for the change.
Setzer says if the board...