Effective Sunday, March 19 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 seven-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, the Westchester-Manhattan Express, will not change.
Westchester County will be adjusting service on five Bee-Line bus routes to meet ridership demand and improve system performance, as part of its ongoing efforts to provide reliable service that meets the needs of its customers.
Beginning Monday, March 20, 2017, service changes will go into effect on the following Bee-Line bus routes: 2, 4, 20, 60, and BxM4C.
For more information on fares and new bus schedules, visit westchestergov.com/beelinebus or call the Bee-Line at 813-7777, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Automated information is available 24 hours a day.