From NY 1:
Senator Charles Schumer is urging his fellow lawmakers to bring back a bigger tax break for commuters that expired at the end of last year.
Workers who travel by bus, train or subway had been able to use $230 a month in pre-tax income, but as of January 1 the benefit was reduced to $125.
Schumer has inserted a measure into the federal highway bill that would reinstate the tax break and increase it to $240.
It would be retroactive to January 1.