MTA fare hike takes effect

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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