Manitoba

Winnipeg transit fares take a hike starting in new year

It's going to cost you more to ride the bus starting on New Year's Day.

Full cash fares, senior fares and student fares go up 5 cents Jan. 1, 2015

It's going to cost you more to ride the bus starting on New Year's Day. 

The city said Tuesday new full cash fares for Transit and Handi-Transit will increase a nickel to $2.60

Senior cash fares also increase by five cents to $2.10. 

There will also be new rates for tickets and passes which take effect at the same time. 

The city said riders can use bus tickets purchased in 2014, with whatever the difference is in cash, until Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 

Call 311 for more information or go to the city's website. 

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