OC Transpo fare hike in effect as of July 1
OC Transpo riders are paying more to use the transit service with fare hikes kicking in as of July 1, 2013.
Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013 5:13PM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, July 2, 2013 8:32PM EDT
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.