Passengers need another quarter to ride the PATH trains between New Jersey and New York.
Single-ride tickets increased by 25 cents to $2.75 beginning Wednesday. A two-trip ticket costs $5.50.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says passengers can save by purchasing multi-ride tickets. A 7-day unlimited ticket now costs $29 and riders pay $89 for a 30-day unlimited ticket.
The agency announced in 2011 that single PATH fares would increase at a rate of a quarter per year to help fund a 10-year capital plan.
The projects include extending PATH to Newark Liberty airport, replacing the Harrison PATH station and renovating the Grove Street station.
The fare hike comes a week after intermittent service suspensions stemming from a cable fire in a Manhattan tunnel that left riders on lines going from Jersey City and Hoboken to midtown in the lurch for several days.