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Fare Hike = Tax Hike

At $1.50, extra twice-a-day yearly commute costs: $130

Extra costs of $1.50 fare for a two-fare rider: $260

Extra costs of a $1.50 fare for a married couple: $260

1995 savings from Pataki tax cut for married couple earning $50,000 (who don't itemize): $70

1995 tax savings from Pataki tax cut for married couple earning $50,000 (who itemize): $9

Percent of subway riders with household incomes under $50,000: Two-thirds

--Straphangers Campaign


Mobilizing the Region Number 44, 1 September 1995, published by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign

 


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