WHITE PLAINS, NY — Effective Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 12:01 a.m., the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) fare increase for the New York City Transit System will go in effect for all Bee-Line bus routes except the BxM4C Westchester-Manhattan Express. The Bee-Line buses use the MTA’s MetroCard system. However, the $58 fee for monthly student MetroCards, will not be increased by Westchester County.
The new fares are as follows:
· The 30-day unlimited-ride MetroCard (useable on Bee-Line buses and New York City buses and subways) will increase to $121 from the current $116.50. For seniors and the disabled, the 30-day unlimited–ride Reduced-Fare MetroCard will cost $60.50, up from $58.25.
· The 7-day unlimited-ride cards will increase to $32, from $31. For seniors and the disabled, the fare will increase to $16, up from $15.50
· Single-ride bus fares will stay the same at $2.75. For seniors and the disabled with proper IDs, single-ride fares will also stay the same at $1.35.
· A bonus discount will be available on pay-per-ride MetroCards with a value of at least $5.50. The amount of the discount will decrease from 11 percent to 5 percent.
· The fare for the Bee-Line Route BxM4C, Westchester-Manhattan Express will not change.
For further information about fares, visit our website at www.westchestergov.com/beelinebus or call the Bee-Line at (914) 813-7777, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Automated information is available 24 hours a day.