de Blasio Proposes “Fair Fix” Tax On Wealthiest To Pay Low Income Fares And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled today a progressive City tax proposal aimed at raising as much as $800 million annually for New York City’s deteriorating subway and bus system. Continue Reading →

Subway And Bus Fare Will Remain $2.75 Following MTA Vote

Going against most predictions, the MTA decided not to increase the base fare for a single subway or bus ride from $2.75 to $3, DNAinfo first reported. Continue Reading →

Noooo, MTA Might Increase Subway Fares

two-train-in-harlemThe MTA projects it could raise subway fares 4 percent from Harlem to Hollis by 2017 and a further 4 percent by 2019, according to the agency’s preliminary 2017 budget published Wednesday. Continue Reading →

MTA Wants To Get Rid Of Your MetroCard By 2020

mtasu bway trainThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is looking to end the use of MetroCards in the New York City subway and bus system by 2020, NBC New York reports. Continue Reading →

4th Annual “Giving Tuesday” Event in East Harlem

union setlement donetionOn Giving Tuesday, Union Settlement Association is giving back to the East Harlem community by passing out free Metrocards to people who agree to pay it forward through at least three acts of kindness or charity. Continue Reading →