By: Will Reisman : SF Examiner Staff Writer – excerpt
Fares start increasing this weekend on several Bay Area transit agencies — and the move is becoming a rite of summer for riders.
Muni, BART, Caltrain and Golden Gate Transit will all implement fare hikes beginning Sunday. They are modest, but the cumulative effect of years of increases has driven the cost of transit up significantly…
Permits, tickets to be more costly
Transit passengers will not be alone in paying more for travel come Sunday.
Residential parking permits in The City are set to increase from $100 to $104, and parking citations will increase by $7 to $8, under plans approved by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency…
What to expect Riders on Muni, BART, Caltrain and Golden Gate Transit will see fare increases starting Sunday.
- Fast Passes with BART service will increase from $72 to $74
- Muni-only Fast Passes will increase from $62 to $64
- Senior, youth and disabled monthly passes will increase from $21 to $22
- Low-income monthly passes will increase from $31 to $32
- Fares will increase by 1.4 percent
- One-way cash fares will increase by 25 cents and round trips by 50 cents
- Golden Gate Transit
- One-way cash fares for bus travel will increase by 25 cents
- One-way cash fares for ferry travel will increase by 25 cents from Larkspur to San Francisco and 50 cents from Sausalito to San Francisco
- Sources: SFMTA, BART, Caltrain, Golden Gate Transit
Sources: SFMTA, BART, Caltrain, Golden Gate Transit
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