On the upside: Even after Capital Metro raises fares, a ride on one of the agency’s buses will still be cheaper than mass transportation in other cities.
The downside: If you’re so bad off that you can’t afford the fares now, that’s a moot point.
Changing its collective mind once again, Capital Metro’s board of directors voted last week to push a fare increase previously planned for August 2010 up to January. It will likely be the last major decision the board makes before state law changes its composition beginning Jan. 1.
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