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MTA NYCT Fare Increase Effective April 2017 Benefit Month

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The MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) has confirmed an approved fare increase that is effective on March 19, 2017, corresponding with the April 2017 benefit month.

It is our understanding there will be a fare increase for both Metro North Railroad (MNR) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), which will also correspond to the April 2017 benefit month. 

The following information is detailed and pertains to the cost and fare structure of this product.

Effective March 19, 2017 (April 2017 benefit month)

MetroCard Product

Description

Card Value

Effective Date

Replaces Existing

 

$10.48 MetroCard w/Bonus

4 local bus or subway rides/free transfers

$11.00

March 19, 2017

$9.91 MetroCard

 

$20.95 MetroCard w/Bonus

8 local bus or subway rides/free transfers

$22.00

March 19, 2017

$19.82 MetroCard

 

$39.29 MetroCard w/Bonus

15 local bus or subway rides/free transfers

$41.25

March 19, 2017

$39.64 MetroCard

 

$61.90 MetroCard w/Bonus

10 express bus rides or 23 local bus or subway rides/free transfers

$65.00

March 19, 2017

$58.56 MetroCard

 

7-Day Unlimited Pass

7 days of unlimited rides on local bus or subway rides from initial use

$32.00

March 19, 2017

NA

7-Day Express Bus Pass

7 days of unlimited rides on Express bus, local bus or subway rides from initial use

$59.50

March 19, 2017

NA

MTA Annual MetroCard

Annual Transit Card

$121.00

March 19, 2017

NA

Access-A-Ride Coupon

Access-A-Ride Coupon

$2.75 (no change)

NA

NA

 

10-Trip MetroCard for AirTrain

10-Trip MetroCard for AirTrain

$25.00 (no change)

NA

NA

 

30-Day AirTrain Unlimited Ride

30-Day AirTrain Unlimited Ride

$40.00 (no change)

NA

NA

 

 

Unlimited Ride MetroCards received at the previous fare must be activated by March 26, 2017 to receive full unlimited ride value.  The grace period for Unlimited Ride MetroCards activated by March 26, 2017 is shown below:

MetroCard Product

Valid Through This Date

7-Day Unlimited Pass

April 1, 2017

7-Day Express Bus Pass

April 1, 2017

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