New York City's MTA Votes To Raise Fares In March

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A man swipes his metro card at the Union Square station on December... News PhotoAdult,Bus,Business,Finance,Horizontal,Men,New York City,Station,Train - Vehicle,Transportation,USA,Union Square - New York CityPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 19: A man swipes his metro card at the Union Square station on December 19, 2012 in New York City. Following the recommendation of outgoing Chairman Joseph Lhota, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board approved fare and toll hikes Wednesday. The hikes, which will go into effect in March, include raising the base fare from $2.25 to $2.50, the 7-day MetroCard from $29 to $30 and the 30-day MetroCard from $104 to $112. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)