Progressive Railroading

Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.






Rail News Home Passenger Rail

10/22/2019



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Tri-Rail to increase fares next year


The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority will hike fares for the first time in 10 years.
Photo – Tri-Rail

advertisement

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) yesterday announced that it will increase Tri-Rail fares on Jan. 1, 2020.

The fare hike, the first in 10 years, will vary based on trip length. Overall, there will be a less than 10 percent change in fares, SFRTA officials said in a press release.

A full-price monthly pass, for example, will rise from $100 to $110, which translates to $1.83 a day to ride.

The revenue generated by the increase will cover higher costs for rail-car maintenance, fuel, train operations, ticketing systems, technology improvements and other system improvements, SFRTA officials said.



Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 10/22/2019