Friday, June 29, 2012
Happy Fare Hike!
Starting Sunday, Metro fares are going up yet again.
A fare hike would certainly be more palatable if accompanied by a commensurate rise in Metro performance, but I just haven't seen that with past fare hikes.
Will the new fares change your Metro usage, or will you just grin and bear it?
Oh, and if you were hoping an increased federal transit benefit might take the edge off, you can forget about that.
Previous fare increases:
Feb. 28, 2010
At the current rate, you have to think another hike won't be far off.
Note: I'll be off next week. Happy 4th and keep your stories coming.
Will federal oversight make a difference? (Examiner) Here's the legislation. Relevant language starts at page 313.
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