St. Louis Metro-Transit Fare Increase

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St. Louis, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis Metro public transit system is holding meetings in April about their upcoming rate increase.  Thje fares are going up because of increasing demand and rising operating costs.

These planned increases are part of the long-range transit plan. The plan calls for raising fares by a small percentage every two years.

You can call 314-335-3433 or email areIncrease2012@metrostlouis.org and let them know what you think of the fare increases.  They will be accepting comments until Friday, April 27, 2012.  The fare increase takes effect in July 2012.

Public Meetings:

Monday, April 16, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
East St. Louis City Hall
Rotunda (1st Floor)
301 River Park Drive
East St. Louis, Illinois 62201

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
St. Louis City Hall
Rotunda (1st Floor)
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
St. Louis County Government Center
Second Floor
41 South Central
Clayton, Missouri 63105

Thursday, April 19, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Metro Headquarters
Board Room
707 North First Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63102