For the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco’s Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.
Some Uber drivers are accusing other drivers of playing dirty to gain more lucrative airport fares.
Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday.
Along with the new year, commuters will find fare increases for the transit agencies across the Bay Area.
Commuters are not the only ones frustrated by the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike as San Francisco taxi drivers are also hoping for a quick resolution.
One of the Bay Area’s largest transit agencies is becoming even busier. BART ridership was up nearly 7% in the latest fiscal quarter, compared to the same time period last year. That marks 20 consecutive months of growth in BART’s ridership.
The Golden Gate Bridge District is well on its way to increasing fares 5% on its ferries come July. But transit experts have said that riders will feel the real pinch several years down the road.
Advocates of free Muni rides for youth packed Tuesday’s meeting of the San Francisco Transportation Agency adding to the growing political pressure to approve free rides.
San Francisco Muni passengers may end up shelling out more to catch a ride, as the city’s transit agency looks to shore up a growing budget deficit.
The first in a series of small fare hikes on AC Transit designed to chop away at a $15 million deficit go into effect Monday morning.