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Sacramento Regional Transit board passes fare hikes

American River College senator Laurie Jones holds up a sign that reads 'Human Rights Matter' during a Sacramento Regional Transit board meeting Monday. The RT board approved a 10% fare increase for July 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

March 15, 2016

Update, Feb. 25, 2016 at 5:16 p.m.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly named Roberto Garner as Roberto Gardner.  Sacramento Regional Transit amended and passed a proposal raising fares at a board meeting Monday night after public outcry against the fare hikes. Those protesting the hik...

Proposed RT fare increases to be addressed next week

Students board a Sacramento Regional Transit bus directly in front of the American River College campus. RT released a plan to raise fares that would include eliminating the paratransit monthly pass, among other changes. (File Photo)

Jordan Schauberger

March 7, 2016

Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) has plans for drastic fare increases effective July 1. Although the proposed 20 percent increase to the regular $100 pass won’t affect current students, the discounted fare of $50 for senior, disabled and Los Rios students with three or fewer units will see increase...

Regional Transit agreement passes

Students walk toward the entrance of the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue on Aug. 31, 2015. Measure A, which renewed the universal transit pass, has passed after a vote by Los Rios students on eServices. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

September 25, 2015

The measure extending the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between Sacramento Regional Transit and the Los Rios district passed, according to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer. All Los Rios students taking more than three units at a particular college were eligible...

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