MTA “Fare Holiday”

Having solved all the other problems with New York’s subway system, the MTA is looking into granting a fare holiday to riders of the subway and local buses on weekends between Thanksgiving and the New Year. The fare holiday is in lieu of improving weekend service, which is particularly abominable during the holiday season when trains are cramped with midwestern tourists in cowboy hats.

MTA Gives Tourists Fare Holiday, Promises Locals To Get Fare Hike,” new york’s sixth, October 20, 2005