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Metro Apologizing To Riders With Fare Credit

Metro is apologizing to riders of the blue, orange and silver lines by issuing them a fare credit.


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MTA Conducting Sweeps On Light Rail To Catch Fare-Skippers

Thousands of dollars lost every year from people who ride the Light Rail without paying. Now the Maryland Transit Administration is cracking down.



Metro Plans To Eliminate Paper Fare Card Sales

Metro may be set to phase out paper fare cards completely, in favor of plastic rechargeable cards.


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Metro Adds 7-Day Short Trip Pass To SmarTrip Cards

Metro is launching a new weekly short-trip pass that SmarTrip users can add to their cards to save money.


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Metro To Raise Fares Across Transit System Sunday

Metro is set to increase fares for the second time in two years to help balance the transit agency’s operating budget.


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Metro Votes To Increase Fares About 5 Percent

Fares are going up for riders of Washington’s Metro transit system.


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Metro Opens Public Hearings On Fare Increases

Metro has scheduled a series of public hearings to hear from riders about proposed fare increases.


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Metro Board Votes To Hold Public Hearings On Fares

Metro’s board has voted to hold public hearings on a proposed fare increase to address a $116 million budget shortfall.


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Proposed Metro Budget Calls For 1,000 New Hires

A new budget proposal that would raise Metro fares also calls for the hiring of more than 1,000 employees.


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MTA Says Fare Raises Needed To Meet Revenue Goals

The Maryland Transit Administration says a fare hike is needed to meet state revenue goals without cutting services.


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Annapolis To Increase Fares On Transit System

A ride on the Annapolis Transit system costs $1 for passengers. However, the rate may soon go up, if the city approves a new proposal.



Metro: Fare Hikes Lead To Ridership Decrease

A Metro report says fare increases have been a factor in decreased ridership.