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TransLink Set to Increase Fares on April Fool's Day

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DH Vancouver Staff Mar 31, 2010 4:49 pm

Lower Mainland residents get ready to shell out more of your hard earned money for transit (this is not an April Fool’s joke). Although I’m sure there is an obvious rational justification for the increase, I am pretty sure transit users will still be up in arms about the latest fare increase. However, with the shortfall TransLink expects and the newly announced expansion of the U-Pass to all colleges and universities, TransLink was forced to increase fares. Maybe, finally, they will build Evergreen Line and then get working on the Broadway SkyTrain expansion. Who knows?
Prepaid Fares

Monthly FareCards: Monthly transit passes are eligible for federal tax credits

  • 1 Zone $81.00
  • 2 Zone $110.00 Concession $46.50for all zones
  • 3 Zone $151.00

FareSaver Tickets: Book of 10

  • 1 Zone $21.00 Concession $17.00
  • 2 Zone $31.50
  • 3 Zone $42.00

Employer Pass: Prices are per year

  • 1 Zone $846.00
  • 2 Zone $1,139.00
  • 3 Zone $1,561.00

DayPass: Prices remain the same All Zones $9.00 $7.00

The following West Coast Express Fares will also be increasing April 1.

Weekly Pass:

  • 1 Zone: Adult (A) $42.25 Concession (C) $28.25
  • 2 Zone (A)$42.25 (C)$28.25
  • 3 Zone (A)$58.00 (C)$38.25
  • 4 Zone (A)$70.50 (C)$47.25
  • 5 Zone (A) $97.50 (C)$65.75

28 Day Pass 

  • 1 Zone (A) $134.75 (C) $82.75
  • 2 Zone (A)$134.75 (C) $82.75
  • 3 Zone (A)$178.75 (C)$110.75
  • 4 Zone (A)$217.00 (C)$137.00
  • 5 Zone (A)$298.50 (C)$193.00 

Employer Monthly Pass 

  • 1 Zone $122.00
  • 2 Zone $122.00
  • 3 Zone $164.00
  • 4 Zone $200.00
  • 5 Zone $275.00
  • FastTrax Student All zones $134.75
  • Bicycle 28 Day Pass All zones $17.00

 


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