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

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People exit the subway at Union Square on December 19, 2012 in New... News PhotoBus,Business,Finance,Horizontal,Leaving,New York City,People,Subway,Subway Train,Train - Vehicle,Transportation,USA,Union Square - New York City,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 19: People exit the subway at Union Square 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)