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Metro is proposing raising fares again by a small amount, but the change could affect one group far more than most.
Metro's SmarTrip cards are getting a facelift, all in honor of a renowned Van Gogh exhibit that is currently on display at The Phillips Collection.
Metro riders will see a few changes come Oct. 1. Metrorail says it plans to lower the price of SmarTrip cards in effort to get more people to use them.
SmarTrip cards will go down in price to $2 in October.
Commemorative SmarTrip cards worked well for the presidential inauguration in January, so WMATA is bringing them back for the Fourth of July.
The Metro transit system is offering a $3 rebate to anyone who buys a reusable debit card to pay fares.
Officials with Washington's Metro transit system say few people are claiming $3 rebates being offered to those who buy SmarTrip cards.
SmarTrip users can now sign up for a program called Auto Reload, which automatically adds money to fare cards once they drop below a certain dollar amount.