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MTA Will Reportedly Scale Back Fare Hike Plans In Westchester

Fare hikes on Metro-North trains in 2015 and 2017 will reportedly not be as high as anticipated.
Fare hikes on Metro-North trains in 2015 and 2017 will reportedly not be as high as anticipated. Photo Credit: Suzanne Samin, File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Planned ticket fare hikes on Metro-North trains in 2015 and 2017 will not increase as much as originally anticipated, according to LoHud.com.

Because of an improved financial outlook for MTA, the hikes could reportedly be 4 percent instead of 7.5 percent each time.

The fare hikes will not completely go away, however, due to the payroll tax, according to the article.

Read the full LoHud.com report here .

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