OC Transpo riders now have to pay more to use the transit service, the result of a fare hike that kicked in July 1.

Adult monthly passes are now $98.75 and $78.75 for students ages 13 to 19.

Express monthly passes are up to $122 for adults, $92.50 for students.

Seniors will pay $40 for both regular and express monthly passes.

Regular adult cash fares have gone up to $3.40, while paper tickets are $1.50 each. You need 2 tickets for a regular ride, and 3 for an express ride.

If you've got a Presto card, the cost per adult ride is now $2.72, $2.05 for seniors.

Express trips with Presto are $4.10 for everyone.

Children 6 to 12 pay $1.50 with Presto and $1.80 in cash on all routes. Kids 5 and under ride free.