BART Fares to go Up July 1 | 511 Contra Costa

BART Fares to go Up July 1

BART train fares will increase 1.4 percent July 1, adding an extra nickel or dime to many trips, nothing to the shortest trips, and 15 cents to the longest ones.

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The BART Board voted 8-1 to approve the modest fare increase along with its operating budget, which is 8 percent larger than last year’s.

The board opted to stick with a past practice of letting fares increase automatically every two years by a formula linked to the inflation rate. The fare for the longest trip on BART, from Pittsburg-Bay Point to San Francisco Airport, will increase by 15 cents to $11.05.  Read the full article.
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