The price to get around town has gone up as of this morning!

The MTA is raising prices for the fourth time in five years starting this morning with Metro North and the LIRR.

Customers will see an increase of between 8.2 percent and 9.3 percent, “depending on ticket type and distance traveled.

Fares for Metro cards go up Sunday, and there’s TONS to be ready for:

  • The base fare for subways, local buses, Staten Island Railway and Access-A-Ride will go up to $2.50 from the current $2.25.
  • Express bus fares will rise 50 cents to $6.
  • A Single Ride ticket from a MetroCard vending machine goes up to $2.75 from the current $2.50.
  • The 30-day unlimited-ride card will now cost $112 (previously $104)
  • The 7-day unlimited-ride card will cost $30 (previously $29)
  • A 7-day express bus MetroCard will now cost $55 (previously $50).

For the Throgs Neck and Bronx-Whitestone bridges, you now pay $5.33 with E-ZPass – up from $4.80 – or $7.50 if you pay with cash or an out-of-state E-ZPass, up from $6.50.

The Henry Hudson Bridge will see the E-ZPass toll rise to $2.44 from $2.20. Those without E-ZPass will pay $5, up from the current $4.

The Verrazano Bridge goes up to a whopping $15 for the cash toll!

A new $1 fee will also be charged for new MetroCards purchased at vending machines or station booths.

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