Metro fares increase starting July 1 -

Metro fares increase starting July 1

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

ST. LOUIS ( -- Metrolink is increasing its fares of two-hour, weekly, monthly and semester passes starting Sunday, July 1.

Two-hour passes/transfers will increase to $3 from $2.75. Weekly passes will increase to $25 from $23.50. Monthly passes will now cost $72, an increase of $4. University semester passes will increase from $145 to $150.

Metro says the rate hike is needed to offset rising fuel and vehicle repair costs. The increase starts July 1, the beginning of the fiscal year for Metro. 

The increase in fares is expected to generate an estimated  $2 million dollars.


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