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Fare Increase July 1, 2012

CATS is scheduled to increase transit fares and passes on all of its services and the Vanpool service on July 1, 2012. The Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC) held a public hearing at their March 28, 2012 meeting and approved the fare increase at the April 25, 2012 meeting. The new fares are outlined below

 Media Type

Current Price

Proposed Price July 1, 2012

Local

$1.75

$2.00
LYNX

$1.75

$2.00
Express (within Mecklenburg County)

$2.40

$2.75
Express Plus (surrounding counties)

$3.50

$4.00
STS(ADA)

$2.80

$3.20
Reverse Commute Express

$1.75

$2.00
Gold Rush

FREE

FREE
Village Riders, Beatties Ford, Eastland, Hidden Valley and other neighborhood services

$.70

$.80
People 62 years and up & people with disabilities, with a valid Transit ID or Medicare Card.(Local/LYNX/Express/Express Plus)

$.85/$.85/$1.20/$1.75

$1.00/$1.00/$1.40/$2.00
Children 5 and under, accompanied by an adult

FREE

FREE
Youth/Student(grades K-12) with a valid school or Transit ID (Children 12 and under are to be accompanied by an adult)(Local/LYNX/Express/Express Plus)

$.85/$.85/$1.20/$1.75

$1.00/$1.00/$1.40/$2.00

 Passes

Weekly Pass*

$17.50

$20.00
Monthly Pass*

$70.00

$80.00
Express Monthly Pass*

$93.00

$110.00
Express Plus Monthly Pass*

$140.00

$160.00
STS (ADA) Monthly Pass*

$112.00

$128.00
Senior/ADA Local Monthly Pass*

$35.00

$40.00
Senior/ADA Express Monthly Pass*

$46.50

$55.00
Senior/ADA Express Plus Monthly Pass*

$70.00

$80.00
10 Ride Local Pass**

$15.00

$17.00
10 Ride Express Pass**

$20.00

$23.40
10 Ride Express Plus Pass**

$30.00

$34.00
STS Yellow Tickets(Book of 10)

$28.00

$32.00
ADA 10 Ride: People 62 years and up & people with disabilities, with a valid Transit ID or Medicare Card.

$8.50

$8.50

 Transfers

Local/LYNX to Express

$.65

$.75
Local/LYNX to Express Plus

$1.75

$2.00
Express to Express Plus

$1.10

$1.25
Community Shuttle to Local/LYNX

$1.05

$1.20
Community Shuttle to Express

$1.70

$1.95
Community Shuttle to Express Plus

$2.80

$3.20
Community Shuttle to Community Shuttle

FREE

FREE

 * indicates Unlimited Rides / ** pass already discounted; not available for further discounts