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2007_12_webinar2.JPGOur MTA Webinar lunch plans are frozen at the moment. We sort of wish the "technical difficulties" prompt was accompanied by a "signal problem" or "police activity" reference to complete the atmosphere.

The MTA just released the new fare hikes for unlimited and pay-per-ride Metrocards. The base fare will remain at $2, though only 15% of the riding population buys the base fare.

Update:

We didn't see any questions or answers during the time we were logged onto the MTA webinar. Right before the webinar closed, the screen showed this:

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Somehow, a shot of the computer desktop (Windows!) from the person who was organizing the webinar was posted. Weird! Since we don't know anything else about the webinar, here's a blast from August, when the August 8 rainstorms (and trees) caused flooding that effectively shut down the subway system and the public's desire to have answers totally overwhelmed the MTA website.