Possible fare increase on the horizon: public meeting tonight

show-me-the-moneyToday marks the first of three days of community meetings to talk to riders about a fare increase proposal.

The Capital Metro Board of Directors voted to move forward with a fare increase proposal at their Sept. 28 meeting.

Local bus fare could go from 75 cents to $1 as early as January 2010.

View all the proposed fares on our Web site.

Here’s where we’ll be over the next three days to discuss the proposal with you:

  • EAST – ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd
    Monday, Oct. 19, 6-7:30 p.m.
    Bus Routes: 2, 17, 300
  • NORTH – Goodwill Community Facility, 1015 Norwood Park Blvd
    Tuesday, Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m.
    Bus Routes: 325, 339
  • SOUTH – ACC South Campus, 1820 W Stassney Ln
    Wednesday, Oct. 21, 6-7:30 p.m.
    Bus Routes: 3, 311

There will also be a public hearing with the Capital Metro Board about the fare increase on Oct. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Capital Metro.

Can’t attend a meeting? Here are some other ways you can give us your feedback on the proposal:

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