SEPTA has unveiled a proposed budget tfor the next fiscal year that calls for fare hikes on buses, subways, trolleys, regional rail trains, PATCO transfers and monthly passes to take effect on July 1.
The fare hikes range from a quarter for cash fares on buses, subways and trolleys to $9 for a Monthly TransPass. The cost of a cash fare will go up another 25 cents to $2.50 when New Payment Technology, or NPT, is instituted in 2014. The cost of a token will go up 35 cents to $1.80 in July and remain at $1.80 when NPT begins around July 2014. Transfers will remain at $1 through the transitions.
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