Transit NYC subway fare hike pizza principle Will the price of pizza go up with the subway fare hike? Photo Credit: Flickr / nicksherman; Charles Eckert By DAN RIVOLI March 20, 2015 8:32 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The Pizza Principle holds that there is a direct correlation between the rising cost of a plain slice in New York and a subway ride. Times have changes since the principle was popularized; for one, the proliferation of 99 cent joints. So does it hold true? Here is amNewYork's highly unscientific survey of how much a plain slice costs: Here is amNewYork's highly unscientific survey of how much a plain slice costs: Famous Famiglia, midtown - $2.75 Caesar's Palace Pizza, UWS - $3 Little Italy Pizzeria & Deli, SoHo - $2.89 Frank's Express Pizza, Gramercy - $2 Vinnie's Pizzeria, Williamsburg - $2.50 By DAN RIVOLI Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.