Date:February 21, 2008
Bulletin Number: CU-330

Rate Changes for the CUNY Transit Benefit MTA Program


To inform agencies of automatic rate changes.

Affected Employees

Employees who participate in the CUNY Transit Benefit MTA Program and are enrolled in the Monthly Unlimited Card Plan.

Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated February 28, 2008.

OSC Actions

At the request of CUNY University Benefits Office, OSC will automatically increase biweekly pre-tax contribution rates for employees enrolled in the Monthly Unlimited Card Plan for Deduction Code 438 as follows:

Current Amount
New Amount

Option A & D $39.00 Option A & D $40.50
Option B $39.60 Option B $40.50
Option C $40.50 Option C $40.50

CUNY Benefits Office Actions

The CUNY University Benefits Office has prepared a notification for agencies to send to all employees enrolled in this program informing them of these changes.

Agency Actions

New rate amounts must be used for all future enrollments beginning in checks dated February 28, 2008.


Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.