VIA considers raising regular, monthly fares

VIA regular bus service could increase 10 cents, monthly pass $5

Published On: Nov 27 2012 05:07:31 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 27 2012 06:34:44 AM CST

VIA Metropolitan Transit is considering raising basic and monthly fares.

VIA officials will hold a public meeting for citizens to discuss the proposed fare adjustments on Monday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. in the VIA Metro Center at 1021 San Pedro Avenue.

According to the VIA website, the proposed changes are:

The VIA Board will present the proposal to the Local Governmental Approval Committee and a vote will be taken.

If the committee agrees with the board, the new fares would go into effect on Feb. 1, 2013, according to the VIA website.