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March 6, 2013

N.Y. subway riders give free rides to protest fare hikes

A grassroots group of city riders launched a new campaign called “Swipe Back,” encouraging riders to use their unlimited MetroCards to swipe fellow riders in for free. The group hopes the campaign will send a message to the MTA that riders are fed up with fare hikes.


April 5, 2012

MBTA board approves fare hikes, some cuts

In approving the spending reduction plan, the board acknowledged the measures might be nothing more than a one-year patch for the underfunded transit system.


February 22, 2012

Metro-North riders want fare hikes to go back to service

Fares increased 5.25% January 1 and are due to increase by the same amount for the next two years. The increase is expected to bring in $9.25 million in additional train revenue this year.


October 31, 2011

Students dress as zombies to protest UPass hikes

OC Transpo plans to boost the UPass cost to $360 for an annual pass for Carleton and University of Ottawa students, $70 more than the current cost of $145 per semester.


March 25, 2009

N.Y. MTA raises fares, reduces service

Actions were required to implement the balanced budget passed by the agency's Board in December, which closed an approximately $1.2 billion deficit.


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