Metro Fare Increases Take Effect Sunday

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fares are going up for riders of Washington's Metro transit system.

Starting on Sunday fares will increase an average of 3 percent or about 10 cents per trip.

Riders who take a Metro bus will pay a fare of $1.75 whether they use cash or a SmarTrip card. Today, fares are $1.60 for SmarTrip and $1.80 cash. Express bus fares will increase from $3.65 to $4.00.

Parking rates will also increase by 10 cents at all Metro-operated facilities. Parking rates at some Metro-operated facilities in Prince George's County will go up an additional 50 cents for a total 60 cent increase.


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