Rate increase for GRTC buses

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - It will soon cost more to catch a ride on a GRTC bus.

Council members approved a 25 cent fare increase Monday night. This is the first fare increase for GRTC since 1993.

There was a 25 cent increase temporarily approved a few years ago, but it was overturned by then-Mayor Doug Wilder.

The rate hike would be to help GRTC offset a $50 million shortfall.

the increase would take effect July 15th. 

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