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DART to raise ticket prices in October


Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) recently approved a fare increase expected to generate nearly $7 million annually.

On Oct. 1, the base local fare — which includes all DART Rail, local bus service and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) service in Dallas and Irving — will increase from $1.25 to $1.50. The base premium fare, which includes all TRE service, will rise from $2.25 to $2.50.

DART also will hike local day pass prices from $2.50 to $3, and premium day passes, from $4.50 to $5. Monthly local passes will increase from $40 to $50 and monthly premium passes, from $70 to $80. In addition, DART will introduce $15 local and $25 premium weekly passes.

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