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.
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