WASHINGTON — Metro’s board of directors voted Thursday to raise fares come July.
The committee unanimously approved a 3 percent fare hike. Previously, a 3.5 percent hike was proposed.
On Metrorail, base trips outside of rush hour will go from $2.10 to $2.15.
Metrobus base fares will go from $1.60 to $1.75 and a surcharge to use cash on the bus will be eliminated.
Those who park at Metro lots will pay 10 cents more. Originally, a 25 cent hike was considered. But, in Prince George’s County, several lots will go up 50 cents in price.
Disabled riders who use MetroAccess will see their maximum fares go down to $6.50 from from $7.00.
Here is a full breakdown of the changes from Metro:
WTOP’s Ari Ashe contributed to this report.
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