What is the average cost per month of using public transportation to get around (cabs, subway, etc . . .)?

Asked by Emily Erekuff, Menifee, CA Tue May 15, 2007

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Mitchell Hall, Agent, New York, NY
Mon May 21, 2007
Hi Emily, It really depends how often you use public tranportation. The subway and busses cost $2.00 a ride and you are allowed a free transfer from subway to bus or from bus to bus within three hours. If you are only using mass transit to go to and from work it would cost $20 per month $2.00 each way 5 days a week. The city offers special daily and weekly metro cards. Every $10 you put on a metro card you get 1 free ride. Taxis will cost more (an average taxi ride is about $8.00) the subways are really the best way around because you avoid the traffic.
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Joseph Ferra…, , New York County, NY
Thu Jun 5, 2008
Use the subway -- get an Unlimited Ride Metro Card for $81
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Quintus Murr…, , Brooklyn, NY
Wed Jun 4, 2008
If you take BM and BxM and X buses then $41*4 if only subway and local bus then $81
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