Prepare yourselves to soon pay more for bad service, filthy stations, rats, bums, leaks, malfunctioning air conditioning and packed subway cars:
It's the news transit riders have been bracing for, as MTA officials announced today plans to increase fares on subways and buses in an attempt to close a budget gap.
MTA Announces Plans To Increase Fares
The fare increases will take effect sometime next year, but officials have not yet said how much they will be.
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