The per-ride cost is going up by $1.25, but new discounts will make voyages cheaper for many New Yorkers who don’t currently show up at ferry docks.
The financially ailing MTA’s estimate that it loses more than a quarter of a billion dollars annually to fare evasion may be way off the mark, according to a new report. The report being released Thursday by the Office of the MTA Inspector General and obtained by THE CITY, contends the transit agency’s past practices […]
That’s one way to stick it to farebeaters. Decals directing commuters to exit the subway system through turnstiles —and not emergency gates — have begun appearing at stations citywide as part of a $40 million fight against fare evasion. “I don’t need an arrow telling me which way to go,” said Amadou Cici, 50, of […]
The MTA spent close to $1 billion in recent years to give 19 subway stations a new look — but a design flaw virtually left the doors open to farebeaters. Now, new easily entered emergency gates are set to be overhauled as part of a $40 million effort to crack down on fare evaders, officials […]
Some passengers who step onto Staten Island buses without a MetroCard or coins are finding a $100 summons in their hands — no-fare penalties that residents are calling no fair, in a borough with just three MetroCard vending machine locations. Enforcers, known as EAGLE teams, have been traveling two Staten Island bus routes, New York […]
The MTA is getting taken for a ride: New agency numbers show a spike in bus passengers who don’t pay the fare. More than one in five bus riders – close to 370,000 every day – skipped paying in the last three months of 2018, according to new figures that show the MTA lost about […]