fares

School Children Fare Debate

  • Was this the beginning of the end for 100% farebox recovery?
  • Source: "The 20-Cent Fare Arrives," The New York Times, October 26, 1963. link
  • Source: "City to Add 9 Million Aid To Help Keep 15c Fare," The New York Times, July 10, 1963. link
  • Source: "NEW TRANSIT AID IS LINKED TO FARE," The New York Times, October 16, 1963. link
  • Source: E.R. Shipp, "M.T.A. Drops Pupil Half-Fare Program," The New York Times, June 14, 1980. link
  • Tags: fares mta student-fares

MTA Fares Misc

Conducting a Search For Origins Of 'One Fare'

  • Date: 1997
  • Article ran on day of MetroCard's introduction (July 4, 1997)
  • Peter Stangl (MTA chair in 1992) proposed "fare deal" to offset 25-cent fare hike with discounts and free transfers
  • Richard Ravitch (MTA chair in 1982) considered automated turnstile to allow riders from outer boroughs to reach Manhattan on a single fare
  • Source: nyc
  • Source: nyt
  • Tags: fares mta

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