The latest fare increase for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority comes against the backdrop of record ridership and a $15 billion funding gap for the system's five-year capital plan.
Jan 23, 2015 New York Times
Editorializing on the expected fare increase for New York City's 8.5 million transit riders, the <em>Times</em> suggests ways to soften the blow. Writing in response, the president of the Citizens Budget Commission suggests looking toward motorists.
Oct 23, 2012 The New York Times - Opinion
Metra, Chicago's regional rail provider, has announced that it will increase fares starting in February 2012. For over 300,000 weekday riders, the price increase will mean hundreds of dollars more in fares per year.
Nov 10, 2011 World Socialist Web Site