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Monday, October 15, 2012

For Release
IMMEDIATE
Contact: MTA Press Ofce
(212) 878-7440
MTA Announces Proposals for Fare and Toll Increases
Series of Alternatives Designed to Encourage Public Input
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today unveiled proposals that would increase
fares and tolls to raise additional, vitally needed revenue to support the New York regions
transportation system. The increases come during an era of successful and unprecedented MTA
management actions to cut controllable expenses. In fact, the MTA will spend less in 2012 on its
controllable costs than it did in 2011. Year-over-year controllable costs are lower by 0.3%.
Costs that the MTA does not exercise control over, namely those for debt service, pensions,
energy, paratransit, and employee and retiree health care, continue to increase beyond the rate of
inflation, said MTA Chairman and CEO Joseph J. Lhota. We are grappling with long-term
measures to reduce these frustrating and difficult non-discretionary expenses, but today, they are
the drivers of the need for a fare and toll increase.
The fare and toll proposals will be the subject of a geographically diverse, multi-platform public
review process that starts today and lasts through mid-December. The proposals will be subject
to modification after the public review process and will be considered for adoption by the MTA
Board at its December 19 meeting. The new fare and toll rates would go into effect on or about
March 1, 2013.
The public will have significant input into our decision-making process. In the spirit of
transparency, the public will assist in shaping our fare policy, said Chairman Lhota. These
proposals have been designed to balance our need for revenue with public involvement. We need
to hear from the public. Feedback evaluating the specific alternatives weve put forward is
particularly useful, but we value all our customers input, and well consider changes to our
proposals based on what we hear and read.
Following are details of the proposed fare and toll increases, broken down by each MTA service.
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Fare and Toll Increase Proposals
New York City Subway and Local Buses
The MTA has put forward a slate of four alternative proposals for subway and local bus fares,
each of which is projected to increase revenue by the same aggregate amount. The proposals,
labeled 1A, 1B, 2A and 2B, differ in the way they treat the base fare, the time-based unlimited-
ride MetroCards, and the MetroCard bonus discount of 7% that customers receive for putting at
least $10 on a pay-per-ride card. The current base fare is $2.25, or effectively $2.10 with the
bonus discount. The current cost for a 30-day unlimited card is $104; a 7-day card costs $29.
Under Proposal 1, the base fare would rise to $2.50. Under proposal 1A, the bonus discount
would remain unchanged, effectively providing a per-trip fare of $2.34. Under this proposal, the
30-day unlimited MetroCard would rise to $112 and the 7-day would rise to $30. Under proposal
1B, the bonus discount would be eliminated but the increases to time-based cards would be
lower. The 30-day would rise to $109 and the 7-day would remain unchanged.
Under Proposal 2, the base fare would remain unchanged. Under Proposal 2A, the bonus
discount would be reduced to 5%, effectively increasing the per-trip fare to $2.14. Under this
proposal, the 30-day unlimited MetroCard would rise to $125 and the 7-day would rise to $34.
Under Proposal 2B, the bonus discount would be eliminated, the 30-day card would rise to $119,
and the 7-day would rise to $32.
This table summarizes the changes.
Fare Type Current
Proposal 1 Proposal 2
A B A B
Base MetroCard Fare
& Local Bus Cash Fare
$2.25 $2.50 $2.25
Single Ride Ticket (Subway) $2.50 $2.75 $2.50
Bonus Value with Purchase
of $10 or More
7% 7% none 5% none
Base Fare w/Bonus Discount $2.10 $2.34 $2.50 $2.14 $2.25
30-Day Unlimited Pass Cost $104 $112 $109 $125 $119
30-Day Unlimited Pass Break Even
Point (trips)
50 48 44 59 53
7-Day Unlimited Pass Cost $29 $30 $29 $34 $32
7-Day Unlimited Pass Break Even
Point (trips)
14 13 12 16 15
Under all proposals, the $1 surcharge for purchasing a new MetroCard, designed to encourage
New Yorkers to refill their existing cards and thereby reduce litter and MetroCard production
costs, would be implemented.
Additional details are available at www.mta.info.
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Long Island Rail Road & Metro-North Railroad
Fares to ride the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad are based on the distance
traveled, with discounts for traveling during less busy off-peak times. Discounted monthly or
weekly unlimited-ride tickets are available, as are one-way and round-trip tickets, discounted if
bought as 10-trip tickets. All tickets are less expensive if purchased at a train station, more
expensive if purchased on board a train.
Under the fare increase proposal released today, most tickets would rise by 8.19% to 9.31%.
Charts outlining the proposed prices for specific stations and types of tickets are available online
at www.mta.info.
There are no proposals to change existing ticket validity periods or refund policies.
MTA Bridges and Tunnels
The MTAs proposed increases to tolls would maintain existing discounts for NY Customer
Service Center E-ZPass users. E-ZPass tolls for cars crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge,
Throgs Neck Bridge, BronxWhitestone Bridge, Hugh L. Carey Tunnel (formerly the Brooklyn-
Battery Tunnel), and the Queens Midtown Tunnel would rise to $5.30 from the current $4.80.
Cash tolls would rise to $7.50 from the current $6.50. This table summarizes the proposal.
Toll Type on Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, Throgs Neck Bridge,
BronxWhitestone Bridge, Hugh L. Carey Tunnel (formerly
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel), Queens Midtown Tunnel
Current Rate Proposed Rate
E-ZPass $4.80 $5.30
Cash $6.50 $7.50
The round-trip tolls collected at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge would be the same as those on
the five bridges and tunnels listed above. Because eastbound (Brooklyn-bound) travel is free of
charge on the bridge, the westbound (Staten Island-bound) toll rate is twice the amounts listed
above. Staten Island residents would continue to receive significant discounts when using the
bridge. The Staten Island Resident E-ZPass toll would rise to $6.36 from the current $5.76. The
rate for Staten Islanders using resident tokens would rise to $8.52 from the current $7.72. This
table summarizes the proposal.
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Toll Type Current Rate Proposed Rate
E-ZPass Round-Trip Toll $9.60 $10.60
Cash Round-Trip Toll $13.00 $15.00
Staten Island Resident EZPass Discount Round-Trip Toll $5.76 $6.36
Staten Island Token (Round-Trip) $7.72 $8.52
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At the Henry Hudson Bridge, the E-ZPass toll would rise to $2.43 from the current $2.20. The
toll collected by mail would rise to $5.00 from $4.00. This table summarizes the proposal.
Henry Hudson Bridge Toll Type Current Rate Proposed Rate
E-ZPass $2.20 $2.43
Tolls by mail $4.00 $5.00
At the Marine ParkwayGil Hodges Memorial Bridge and the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial
Bridge, the E-ZPass rate would rise to $1.99 from the current $1.80, and the cash rate would rise
to $3.75 from the current $3.25. Significant discounts would remain in place for residents of the
Rockaway Peninsula and Broad Channel; and the Rockaway and Broad Channel residents with
registered E-ZPasses would continue to have their Cross Bay Bridge tolls rebated under a
program made possible by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
Toll Type on Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge or Marine
ParkwayGil Hodges Memorial Bridge
Current Rate Proposed Rate
E-ZPass $1.80 $1.99
Cash $3.25 $3.75
Minor token $2.17 $2.50
Rockaway Resident EZPass Discount $1.19 $1.31
Rockaway Residential Token $1.62 $1.79
For additional information, including proposed tolls for trucks, buses, motorcycles, and vehicles
towing trailers, please visit www.mta.info.
Express Buses
The base express bus fare is currently $5.50 (effectively $5.14 with the MetroCard bonus
discount), and a 7-day unlimited-ride Express Bus Plus MetroCard valid on express buses,
subways and local buses is $50.
Under Proposal 1, the base fare would rise to $6.00. Under Proposal 1A the effective per-trip cost
of an express bus ride would rise 47 to $5.61 with the unchanged MetroCard bonus discount,
and the 7-day Express Bus Plus MetroCard would rise to $55. Under Proposal 1B, the bonus
discount is eliminated and the effective per-trip cost would rise 86 to be the same as the base
fare of $6.00. Under this proposal, the 7-day pass would rise to $52.
Under Proposal 2, the base fare would remain unchanged. Under Proposal 2A, the effective per-
trip cost of an express bus ride would rise 10 to $5.24, and the 7-day pass would rise to $57.
Under Proposal 2A, which eliminates the bonus discount, the effective per-trip cost would rise
36 to $5.50, while the 7-day pass would rise to $55.
This table summarizes the changes.
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Fare Type Current
Proposal 1 Proposal 2
A B A B
Base Express Bus Fare
MetroCard or Cash
$5.50 $6.00 $5.50
Bonus Value with purchase
of $10 or more
7% 7% none 5% none
Express Bus Fare
w/Bonus Discount
$5.14 $5.61 $6.00 $5.24 $5.50
7-Day Express Bus Plus MetroCard $50 $55 $52 $57 $55
Break Even Point (trips) 10 10 9 11 10
Access-A-Ride
The per-trip Access-A-Ride fare would remain the same as the base fare on subways and local
buses. Under Proposal 1, it would rise to $2.50. Under Proposal 2, it would remain unchanged
from the current fare of $2.25.
Public Review Process
The MTAs public review process will enable MTA Board members to receive testimony
delivered at eight public hearings, written statements accepted via email and regular mail. And
for the first time ever, MTA Board members will also receive transcripts created by testimony
submitted via videotapes recorded by the public at MTA facilities.
The eight public hearings will be held between November 7 and 15 throughout the MTAs
service territory. There will be one in each of the five boroughs, and one each on Long Island and
in the northern suburbs east and west of the Hudson River. The hearings will be held at fully
ADA-accessible locations starting at 5 p.m., and will last until 9 p.m., or as long as there are
registered speakers who have not yet spoken, whichever is later. Registration to speak will be
open between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at each hearing, or members of the public can register in
advance by calling (718) 521-3333 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. To enable all
members of the public to testify, the MTA asks that all remarks be kept to three minutes or less.
The dates and locations of the hearings are as follows.
Wednesday, November 7
! Brooklyn Brooklyn Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY
! Long Island Farmingdale State College, Roosevelt Hall, Little Theater, 2350
Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY
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Tuesday, November 13
! The Bronx Hostos Community College, Center for the Arts and Culture, 450 Grand
Concourse, Bronx, NY
! Manhattan Baruch College Performing Arts Center, Mason Hall, 17 Lexington Avenue
at 23
rd
Street, New York, NY
Wednesday, November 14
! Orange County Hilton Garden Inn Newburgh/Stewart Airport, Vanderbilt/Astor
Rooms, 15 Crossroads Court, Newburgh, NY
! Staten Island College of Staten Island, Center for the Arts, Springer Concert Hall,
2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
Thursday, November 15
! Queens Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY
! Westchester County Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Library Auditorium, One
Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY
Members of the public who wish to record a videotaped comment can visit the following MTA
facilities at the listed times. All comments will be transcribed and made part of the permanent
record of these hearings. Please note there is a 3-minute time limit for each individuals
videotaped session, and there will be no question-and-answer period.
! Thursday, November 8 9 a.m. to noon
MTA New York City Transit Headquarters, 3 Stone Street, New York, NY
! Tuesday, November 13 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
LIRR Hicksville Station
! Tuesday, November 13 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Metro-North Poughkeepsie Station, Pedestrian Overpass
! Wednesday, November 14 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
LIRR Ronkonkoma Station
Members of the public are also encouraged to submit written comments via to the MTAs
website, or register to speak at a public hearing by calling (718) 521-3333 between the hours of 6
a.m. and 10:00 p.m. MTA Board Members will review transcripts of all public hearings and
submitted videos, as well as copies of all written comments submitted via the web.
Those who wish to submit a comment via letter are asked to send it to:
MTA Government Affairs
347 Madison Avenue, 5
th
Floor
New York, NY 10017
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PENN STATION
(Manhattan)
HUNTERSPOINT AVENUE
(Queens)
LONG ISLAND CITY
(Queens)
ATLANTIC TERMINAL
(Brooklyn)
JAMAICA
PORT
WASHINGTON
OYSTER
BAY
HEMPSTEAD
WEST
HEMPSTEAD
FAR
ROCKAWAY
LONG BEACH
BABYLON
RONKONKOMA
PORT
JEFFERSON
MONTAUK
GREENPORT
Nostrand Avenue
East New York
Woodside
Forest Hills
Kew Gardens
Mets-Willets
Point
Flushing
Murray Hill
Broadway
Auburndale
Bayside
Douglaston
Little Neck
Great Neck
Manhasset
Plandome
Hollis
Queens Village
Bellerose
Floral Park
New Hyde Park
Merillon Avenue
Mineola
Locust Manor
Laurelton
Rosedale
St. Albans
Valley Stream
Westwood
Malverne
Lakeview
Hempstead Gardens
Stewart Manor
Nassau Boulevard
Garden City
Country Life
Press
Gibson
Hewlett
Woodmere
Cedarhurst
Lawrence
Inwood
Lynbrook
Rockville Centre
Baldwin
Freeport
Merrick
Bellmore
Wantagh
Seaford
Massapequa
Centre Avenue
East Rockaway
Oceanside
Island Park
East Williston
Albertson
Roslyn
Greenvale
Glen Head
Sea Cliff
Glen Street
Glen Cove
Locust Valley
Massapequa Park
Amityville
Copiague
Lindenhurst
Bay Shore
Islip
Great River
Oakdale
Sayville
Patchogue
Bellport
Mastic-Shirley
Speonk
Westhampton
Hampton Bays
Southampton
Bridgehampton
East Hampton
Amagansett
Bethpage
Farmingdale
Pinelawn
Wyandanch
Deer Park
Brentwood
Central Islip
Medford
Yaphank
Riverhead
Mattituck
Southold
Carle Place
Westbury
Hicksville
Syosset
Cold Spring Harbor
Huntington
Greenlawn
Northport
Kings Park
Smithtown
St. James
Stony Brook

LIRR Stations and Fare Zones
Ticket Type Ticket Type
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
1
3
4
7
9
10
12
14
1 3 4 7 9 10 12 14
Direct Fares Only
Effective Date: December 30, 2010
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Monthly
Weekly
Peak Ten-Trip
Off-Peak Ten-Trip
Peak One-Way
Off-Peak One-Way
Sr. Cit/Disabled/Mcare One-Way
Onboard Peak One-Way
Onboard Off-Peak One-Way
Note:
These stations do not have
ticket machines as of 12/30/10.
Status may change in the future.
Please call or visit website
for updates.
*
Use of tickets is subject to all LIRR tariff rules and regulations. n/a = not available. Off-peak one-way tickets are not available for Zones 4 through 14 because peak one-way tickets are specially priced for local travel in these Zones. Ten-Trip tickets are available to and from Zone 1 only.
$163.00 $193.00 $223.00 $254.00 $299.00 $334.00 $395.00 $429.00
52.25 61.75 71.25 81.25 95.75 107.00 126.50 137.25
72.50 87.50 100.00 115.00 135.00 162.50 192.50 250.00
42.50 53.25 61.75 70.25 83.00 100.00 119.00 155.25
7.25 8.75 10.00 11.50 13.50 16.25 19.25 25.00
5.00 6.25 7.25 8.25 9.75 11.75 14.00 18.25
3.50 4.25 5.00 5.75 6.75 8.00 9.50 12.50
13.00 15.00 16.00 18.00 20.00 22.00 25.00 31.00
11.00 12.00 13.00 14.00 16.00 18.00 20.00 24.00
$193.00 $123.00 $165.00 $193.00 $235.00 $276.00 $334.00 $365.00
61.75 38.25 51.25 59.75 72.75 85.50 103.50 113.25
87.50 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
53.25 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
8.75 4.50 6.75 8.00 10.00 12.50 16.50 21.25
6.25 3.25 5.00 5.75 7.25 9.00 12.00 15.50
4.25 2.25 3.25 4.00 5.00 6.25 8.25 10.50
15.00 11.00 13.00 14.00 16.00 19.00 23.00 27.00
12.00 9.00 11.00 12.00 13.00 15.00 18.00 22.00
$223.00 $165.00 $82.00 $82.00 $137.00 $184.00 $235.00 $284.00
71.25 51.25 25.50 25.50 42.50 57.00 72.75 88.00
100.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
61.75 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
10.00 6.75 2.75 2.75 4.75 6.25 9.25 14.50
7.25 5.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
5.00 3.25 1.25 1.25 2.25 3.00 4.50 7.25
16.00 13.00 9.00 9.00 11.00 12.00 15.00 21.00
13.00 11.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
$254.00 $193.00 $82.00 $82.00 $82.00 $137.00 $203.00 $255.00
81.25 59.75 25.50 25.50 25.50 42.50 63.00 79.00
115.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
70.25 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
11.50 8.00 2.75 2.75 2.75 4.75 8.00 13.50
8.25 5.75 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
5.75 4.00 1.25 1.25 1.25 2.25 4.00 6.75
18.00 14.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 11.00 14.00 20.00
14.00 12.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
$299.00 $235.00 $137.00 $82.00 $82.00 $82.00 $175.00 $225.00
95.75 72.75 42.50 25.50 25.50 25.50 54.25 69.75
135.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
83.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
13.50 10.00 4.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 6.25 11.00
9.75 7.25 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
6.75 5.00 2.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 3.00 5.50
20.00 16.00 11.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 12.00 17.00
16.00 13.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
$334.00 $276.00 $184.00 $137.00 $82.00 $82.00 $82.00 $175.00
107.00 85.50 57.00 42.50 25.50 25.50 25.50 54.25
162.50 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
100.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
16.25 12.50 6.25 4.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 7.75
11.75 9.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
8.00 6.25 3.00 2.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 3.75
22.00 19.00 12.00 11.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 14.00
18.00 15.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
$395.00 $334.00 $235.00 $203.00 $175.00 $82.00 $82.00 $144.00
126.50 103.50 72.75 63.00 54.25 25.50 25.50 44.75
192.50 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
119.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
19.25 16.50 9.25 8.00 6.25 2.75 2.75 5.50
14.00 12.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
9.50 8.25 4.50 4.00 3.00 1.25 1.25 2.75
25.00 23.00 15.00 14.00 12.00 9.00 9.00 12.00
20.00 18.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
$429.00 $365.00 $284.00 $255.00 $225.00 $175.00 $144.00 $82.00
137.25 113.25 88.00 79.00 69.75 54.25 44.75 25.50
250.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
155.25 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
25.00 21.25 14.50 13.50 11.00 7.75 5.50 2.75
18.25 15.50 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
12.50 10.50 7.25 6.75 5.50 3.75 2.75 1.25
31.00 27.00 21.00 20.00 17.00 14.00 12.00 9.00
24.00 22.00 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
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Fares to/from City Zone 1
(Penn Station, aII BrookIyn stations, Long IsIand City, Hunterspoint Ave, Woodside, Forest HiIIs, Kew Gardens)
Zone Monthly Weekly 10-Trip Peak 10-Trip Off-Peak One-Way Peak One-Way Off-Peak
Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed
1 $163.00 $177.00 $52.25 $56.75 $72.50 $80.00 $42.50 $49.00 $7.25 $8.00 $5.00 $5.75
3 $193.00 $210.00 $61.75 $67.25 $87.50 $95.00 $53.25 $59.50 $8.75 $9.50 $6.25 $7.00
4 $223.00 $242.00 $71.25 $77.50 $100.00 $110.00 $61.75 $68.00 $10.00 $11.00 $7.25 $8.00
7 $254.00 $276.00 $81.25 $88.25 $115.00 $125.00 $70.25 $76.50 $11.50 $12.50 $8.25 $9.00
9 $299.00 $325.00 $95.75 $104.00 $135.00 $147.50 $83.00 $91.50 $13.50 $14.75 $9.75 $10.75
10 $334.00 $363.00 $107.00 $116.25 $162.50 $175.00 $100.00 $108.50 $16.25 $17.50 $11.75 $12.75
12 $395.00 $429.00 $126.50 $137.25 $192.50 $207.50 $119.00 $127.50 $19.25 $20.75 $14.00 $15.00
14 $429.00 $466.00 $137.25 $149.00 $250.00 $270.00 $155.25 $168.00 $25.00 $27.00 $18.25 $19.75

Fares to/from City Zone 1
(Penn Station, aII BrookIyn stations, Long IsIand City, Hunterspoint Ave, Woodside, Forest
HiIIs, Kew Gardens)
Zone One Way Senior Disabled 10-Trip Senior/Disabled One-Way Peak Child One-Way Off-Peak Child
Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed
1 $3.50 $4.00 $35.00 $40.00 $3.50 $4.00 $2.50 $2.75
3 $4.25 $4.75 $42.50 $47.50 $4.25 $4.75 $3.00 $3.25
4 $5.00 $5.50 $50.00 $55.00 $5.00 $5.50 $3.50 $4.00
7 $5.75 $6.25 $57.50 $62.50 $5.75 $6.25 $4.00 $4.50
9 $6.75 $7.25 $67.50 $72.50 $6.75 $7.25 $4.75 $5.25
10 $8.00 $8.75 $80.00 $87.50 $8.00 $8.75 $5.75 $6.25
12 $9.50 $10.25 $95.00 $102.50 $9.50 $10.25 $7.00 $7.50
14 $12.50 $13.50 $125.00 $135.00 $12.50 $13.50 $9.00 $9.75

SampIe Proposed Intermediate Ticket Office / Ticket Machine Fares
Proposed Long IsIand RaiI Road Fares
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Origin
Zone
Origin Station Destination
Station(s)
Destination
Zone
Monthly Weekly One-Way Peak One-Way Off-
Peak
Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed
3 Queens Village Jamaica 3 $123.00 $134.00 $38.25 $41.50 $4.50 $5.00 $3.25 $3.75
4 Mineola Jamaica 3 $165.00 $180.00 $51.25 $55.75 $6.75 $7.25 $5.00 $5.25
7 Hicksville Jamaica 3 $193.00 $210.00 $59.75 $65.00 $8.00 $8.75 $5.75 $6.25
9 Babylon Jamaica 3 $235.00 $255.00 $72.75 $79.00 $10.00 $10.75 $7.25 $7.75
10 Ronkonkoma Jamaica 3 $276.00 $299.00 $85.50 $92.75 $12.50 $13.50 $9.00 $9.75
7 Oyster Bay Mineola 4 $82.00 $89.00 $25.50 $27.50 $2.75 $3.00 n/a n/a
9 Northport Mineola 4 $137.00 $149.00 $42.50 $46.25 $4.75 $5.25 n/a n/a
10 Ronkonkoma Mineola 4 $184.00 $200.00 $57.00 $62.00 $6.25 $6.75 n/a n/a
9 Deer Park Hicksville 7 $82.00 $89.00 $25.50 $27.50 $2.75 $3.00 n/a n/a
10 Ronkonkoma Hicksville 7 $137.00 $149.00 $42.50 $46.25 $4.75 $5.25 n/a n/a
Notes: (1) One-Way Off-Peak tickets are not available for Zones 4 through 14 because One-Way Peak tickets are specifically
priced for local travel in these zones.

Onboard Fares to/from City Zone 1
(Penn Station, aII BrookIyn stations, Long IsIand City, Hunterspoint Ave, Woodside,
Forest HiIIs, Kew Gardens)
Zone Onboard
One-Way Peak
Onboard
One-Way Off-Peak
Onboard
One-Way Peak Child
Onboard One-Way Off-Peak Child
Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed Current Proposed
1 $13.00 $14.00 $11.00 $12.00 $10.00 $10.00 $9.00 $9.00
3 $15.00 $16.00 $12.00 $13.00 $10.00 $11.00 $9.00 $10.00
4 $16.00 $17.00 $13.00 $14.00 $11.00 $12.00 $10.00 $10.00
7 $18.00 $19.00 $14.00 $15.00 $12.00 $12.00 $10.00 $11.00
9 $20.00 $21.00 $16.00 $17.00 $13.00 $13.00 $11.00 $11.00
10 $22.00 $24.00 $18.00 $19.00 $14.00 $15.00 $12.00 $12.00
12 $25.00 $27.00 $20.00 $21.00 $16.00 $16.00 $13.00 $14.00
14 $31.00 $33.00 $24.00 $26.00 $19.00 $20.00 $15.00 $16.00
Some onboard fares will not change due to rounding. One-way peak and off-peak senior citizens/disabled fares are not subject to
onboard fare differentials.
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