Brian and Amy are your typical middle-class New Yorkers. They’ve worked hard to build a comfortable life for their three children in Hicksville, Long Island, and hoped to remain there to be near family. However, every year during tax season they are hit by a bill from the federal government that makes them question if they will be able to continue living in such a high-cost area.
Ahead of public hearings on fare hikes next month, the MTA has proposed four options for when it raises MetroCard prices in March, the New York Daily News reported. These changes would garner $232 million in additional revenue, said the paper. “We have cut discretionary spending to the tune of $700 million and will see [...]