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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

Expect to pay more next time you take public transportation in Cleveland, the Regional Transit Authority raised fares $0.25 more per ride.

The new prices kick in Sunday, marking the first time the RTA raised fares in seven years.

The cost of a one-way trip rose from $2.25 to $2.50 and the popular adult all-day pass went from $5 to $5.50. Monthly passes go up in September from $85 to $95. 

Passes purchased before August 14 will be honored until they expire. All passes are stamped with an expiration date.

Other cash fare changes include:

  • Senior/Disabled, from $1 to $1.25
  • Park-N-Ride bus, from $2.50 to $2.75
  • Students, K-12, from $1.50 to $1.75
  • Out-of-County, from $3.50 to $3.75

Many RTA riders said they wished the higher fares came with better service and more lines.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

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