Metro-North to hike fares by 4 percent

Metro-North to hike fares

The new MTA budget for 2015 decreases the fare hike from 7.5 percent to 4 percent

It's going to cost commuters a little more money to ride Metro-North next year.

The MTA released its 2015 budget, which calls for fares to increase 4 percent. The increase is actually an improvement on the 7.5 percent price hike that MTA had considered.

The rail line will spend nearly $363 million over the next four years to improve service and safety.

The good news is that the...

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