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Transit fares going up Monday

Last Updated Jun 30, 2019 at 4:34 pm PDT

(Photo by Dustin Godfrey for NEWS 1130)
Summary

If you're planning on catching the train to Canada Day festivities, you're going to have to pay more

TransLink will be hiking fares starting July 1

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — It will cost you a bit more more to catch a bus or train down to Canada Day celebrations tomorrow.

TransLink is increasing fares yet again to fund its $2-billion expansion and improvement plan. The annual fare increase goes into effect on the 1st.

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Single use fares are jumping by five cents, DayPasses by 25 cents, and monthly passes will cost you an extra two to three dollars.

For example, a single use, one-zone ticket for adults will now be $3.00, while all-zone DayPasses for adults will be $10.50, and one-zone adult monthly pass will be $98.

The 10-year expansion plan is meant to boost ridership, reduce overcrowding and bring in expanded bus and SkyTrain service across the Lower Mainland.