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From the 5¢ Token to the $103 Monthly Unlimited: 'The Subway Fare Problem' in The New Yorker

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Jonathan Taylor writes:

Although the one voted today really is the most shocking in recent memory, subway fare hikes are perpetual grist for New Yorkers' mills—as seen in The New Yorker's own archives: from the 1927 two-cent hike proposal that went all the way to the Supreme Court, to the introduction of the $2 fare, subject of a 2003 Talk piece.

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