GRT fares to increase July 1

Published June 15, 2022 10:54 a.m. ET

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An LRT vehicle seen outside of Grand River Hospital on April 25, 2019. (Chase Banger / CTV Kitchener)

Grand River Transit riders will be paying an average of two per cent more per fare, come July 1.

The hike – which GRT says will cover increased operation costs and planned service improvements – is the first fare increase since 2019.

In a media release, the transit provider said it was originally scheduled to be implemented in 2020, but was differed because of the pandemic.

The price of cash fares and single tickets/transfers will go up 25 cents from $3.25 to $3.50.

The price of a single fare paid with a fare card will increase six cents from $2.86 to $2.92. For those living below the GRT’s low income cut-off, single fares will go up three cents to $1.52.

Monthly pass prices will not be affected.

A full break-down of GRT fares is available here.

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