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Should there be more MTA Public Hearings?

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Instead of 8 public hearings, should there be 8 public hearings regarrdding fare hike, toll hike and service cut?

 

1. At building/headquarters near PATH Stations

Since PATH riders use Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard as well, and maybe PATH riders in New Jersey will not be happy about change in PPR structure.

New Jersey riders proberly want to know about Metro-North West of Hudson and PPR card.

 

2. Roosevelt Island

If MTA increase both tolls/fare hike with 23%, Roosevelt Island Tramway have to increase to keep Unlimited MetroCard accepted on Tram? Also, Roosevelt Island is part of Manhattan, but only way to get to/from Manhattan main island is via Queens.

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No. It's a waste of money already as it is. Whatever the MTA want's, it gets. More hearings would just be wasting more money that could be used for service. The possible fare hikes won't affect PATH riders. PATH fare is different from the MTA's. It's the same regardless if you use a ticket or if you pay with a Metrocard.

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No. It's a waste of money already as it is. Whatever the MTA want's, it gets. More hearings would just be wasting more money that could be used for service. The possible fare hikes won't affect PATH riders. PATH fare is different from the MTA's. It's the same regardless if you use a ticket or if you pay with a Metrocard.

 

I meant I was suggesting because the Rockaways at Flushing meeting wanted more public hearing and they have to commute 3 hours to testify speech at yesterday's hearing.

 

I meant PATH passengers using PPR or Aitrain JFK operated by PANYNJ might get confuse and might get unhappy, well as Roosevelt Island Tramway operated by RIOC might get confuse with Unlimited MetroCard.

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I don't see how they will get confused. MTA charges X amount and PATH charges X amount. What's so confusing?

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Instead of 8 public hearings, should there be 8 public hearings regarrdding fare hike, toll hike and service cut?

 

1. At building/headquarters near PATH Stations

Since PATH riders use Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard as well, and maybe PATH riders in New Jersey will not be happy about change in PPR structure.

New Jersey riders proberly want to know about Metro-North West of Hudson and PPR card.

 

2. Roosevelt Island

If MTA increase both tolls/fare hike with 23%, Roosevelt Island Tramway have to increase to keep Unlimited MetroCard accepted on Tram? Also, Roosevelt Island is part of Manhattan, but only way to get to/from Manhattan main island is via Queens.

 

Although PATH and Bee Line customers use the Metrocard for paying fares on those systems, they still are unaffected by the fare increase because there is a separate fare structure. However, one could assume, most of those Metrocard users would use NYCT once they are in NYC. While these riders are affected by the fare hike, they are only affected because they will still be using NYCT, not because of PATH itself. So, it is unwise to have fare hike hearings in New Jersey proper.

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Bee-Line bus increase to $2, same fare as MTA, so Unlimited MetroCard can be accepted.

Then Bee-Line should have a hearing if it wants to. Don't see why the MTA should.

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Then Bee-Line should have a hearing if it wants to. Don't see why the MTA should.

I meant it increased to $1.75 to $2 with free transfer because of Unlimited MetroCard fare hike on March 2nd.

 

Friend there said, Bee-Line bus will go with 23% or 8% fare hike along with MTA to keep Unlimited MetroCard acceptable.

Bee-Line bus fare proposal will be along with MTA Public Hearing at Westchester County Center on Jan. 28th.

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I have heard form several sources that the tram will remain at 2 dollars. It is not operated by (MTA), but by the RIOC.

 

- A

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Erika from Ask Erika at RIOC website quoted:

Yuki,

 

Since the Tram accepts Metro Cards it will be most likely that the fare for the Tram will increase as well.

 

Erica

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Sounds more like they are using that as a reason to raise it without bringing attention to themselves.

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NO matter what anyone says at these forums, the (MTA) will do what they want. Whatever we say does not matter, so why waste our time and breath. "The (MTA) Going Their Way."

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