SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – 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.
The base fare rises 10 cents to $2.10, youth passes are up a nickel and monthly Transbay passes jump from $132 to $151. Passengers will pay another 20 cents or $4.20 for a San Francisco-to-Oakland ride.READ MORE: Monterey Bay Tour Boats Encountering 'Friendly Whales' That Like to Socialize
“Even though it doesn’t seem that much, I’d still rather keep it where it’s at,” said one young rider.
KCBS’ Tim Ryan Reports:
AC Transit has enacted a series of fare hikes through fiscal year 2019, the first of them beginning Monday. These hikes are expected to bring in about $2.5 million in additional revenue a year.MORE NEWS: PG&E to Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly Zogg Fire in Shasta County
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