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Caltrain Fares to Increase in October

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    Caltrain’s Board of Directors on Thursday decided to move ahead with plans to increase fares and parking fees. Starting Oct. 1, adult fares will rise by 25 cents and monthly parking costs will jump from $55 to $82.50. Go Passes will be sold for $237.50 starting in the new year, in comparison to the current $190 price tag. That number will surge again at the start of 2019 to $285. Caltrain is also no longer offering discounted eight-ticket rides.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 4, 2017)

    Caltrain fares are going up, with adult fares increasing 25 cents as of Oct. 1, the agency announced.

    Also, Caltrain's monthly parking prices will jump from $55 to $82.50 effective Oct. 1. In addition, the discounted eight-ride ticket is being eliminated, the agency said.

    The price of the agency's Go Pass will increase from $190 to $237.50 effective Jan. 1, 2018. The price will increase again a year later, rising from $237.50 to $285 effective Jan. 1, 2019.

    The changes were approved by the agency's board of directors to provide revenue to cover the cost of operating the system, Caltrain said.

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