ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Authorities are giving the public the chance to weigh in on proposed MetroLink fee hikes.
The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro's Operations Committee held a meeting Tuesday morning to discuss possible fare increases.
Two of the three options on the table included increasing MetroLink cash fare from $2.25 to $2.50, and increasing the price of a monthly pass to $80. Those increases would go into effect in July if approved.
The agency's goal is to increase passenger revenue by $2.25 million. Metro has implemented five fare increases since 2000. The last was in 2012.
All options retain the current MetroBus ($2.00) and Call-A-Ride ($4.00) one ride cash fares.
Increase price of MetroLink cash fare from $2.25 to $2.50.
Weekly pass increased $1 to $26.
Monthly pas increased from $72 to $80.
Semester pass increases from $150 to $165.
Increases in MetroLinks cash fare same as option 1
Weekly pass is increased to $27.
Monthly pass increased from $72 to $80
Semester pass increases to $175.
Holds all cash fares constant, including MetroLink.
Weekly passes increase to $28 to capture additional revenue in view of not increasing MetroLink cash fare.
Monthly passes increase to $80.
Semester passes increase to $175.
For more information on fare increases and public meeting dates and times, please visit www.metrostlouis.org.