The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s increased fees and tolls will take effect this weekend.
Fares for the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North will go up on March 1 for monthly, one-way round trip and 10-trip ticket holders, while fees for commuters using weekly tickets will increase on March 2.
Higher fares for subways, buses and Access-a-Ride will go into effect on March 3.
The base fare for subways and buses will go up from $2.25 to $2.50, while the cost for express bus rides will increase from $5.50 to $6.
The 30-day unlimited MetroCard will increase in cost from $104 to $112, while the seven-day unlimited MetroCard will go up from $29 to $30. Additionally, seven-day Express Bus Plus MetroCards will rise in cost from $50 to $55.
Commuter rail fares will increase from 8.2 percent to 9.3 percent, depending on the distance traveled.
Tolls on most of the city’s bridges and tunnels will go up from $4.80 to $5.33 for E-Z Pass customers and from $6.50 to $7.50 for those paying in cash.
The MTA’s board voted on Dec. 19 in favor of increasing fares, citing ongoing budget issues, rising pension costs and unexpected overruns resulting from Hurricane Sandy.
For more information on the fare increases, visit the MTA's website.