Community Transit fare increase June 1

Sunday, May 30, 2010

By Brian Doennebrink

Fares on Community Transit local bus and Dial-A-Ride Transportation (DART) paratransit service will increase 25 cents effective Tuesday, June 1. Meanwhile, bus as well as DART paratransit service on Monday, Memorial Day, May 31, will be on Sunday schedule, and there will be no commuter service to King County or to Boeing-Everett. In addition, Community Transit’s RideStore, located at the Lynnwood Transit Center, will be closed. Customer Information Services also will be closed, but information about Community Transit routes is always available online.

Fare Change
Starting June 1, Community Transit fares will be:
  • Local bus - Adults $1.75, youth $1.25, seniors/disabled/Medicare 75 cents
  • Dial-Ride Transportation (DART) paratransit - $1.75 all ages
  • Commuter bus - no change
  • Vanpool - no change, fares are based on mileage and size of the vehicle.

Riders who use an ORCA card are urged to update their monthly pass denomination for June, or make sure they have adequate fare value in their E-purse account to accommodate the increased fares.

ORCA users with an autoload pass must cancel their autoload feature, buy a new pass at the appropriate fare value, then create a new autoload after they’ve used their new pass. Questions about ORCA can be answered at 888 988-6722.



1 comments:

Anonymous,  May 30, 2010 at 9:50 PM  

Don't forget that fares on Sound Transit crossing the King County / Snohomish County line is going up on June 1st from $2.50 to $3.00.

Here is a link to the Fare Increase on the Sound Transit Website:

http://www.soundtransit.org/Riding-Sound-Transit/Rider-Alerts/fare-change.xml

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