TITLE

TAKE A HIKE

AUTHOR(S)
Barker, Cyril Josh
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;3/26/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to approve public transport service cuts and a 23 percent fare hike in both buses and subways in many areas in New York City to help resolve its $1.12 billion deficit. Starting on May 31, 2009 commuters will have to pay $2.50 for single subway and bus fare. Part of the service cuts of the MTA is the elimination of about 40 bus lines and alteration of seven subway lines.
ACCESSION #
37359975

 

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