MTA fare hike takes effect

Commuters will once again dig deeper into their pockets to travel around the city. The latest MTA fare and toll hike went into effect Sunday.

New Yorkers are going to be paying more to get around yet again.

New Yorkers are going to be paying more to get around yet again. (3/22/15)

NEW YORK - The latest MTA fare and toll hike went into effect Sunday. 

Subway and bus riders will pay a base fare of $2.75, which is a 25-cent increase. For single MetroCard purchases, the fare jumped to $3. 

The seven-day pass is up to $31, while the unlimited monthly pass hit $116.50. 

E-ZPass tolls for cars and trucks went up 4 percent, with a 6 to 10 percent toll increase for those paying cash.

Riders on Metro-North, the Long Island Rail Road and Staten Island Railway can also expect to see a fare hike.

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