Mayor Rattenbury is letting it be known that a stonking 7.5% bus fare increase is going to hit in the new year:
New fares for travel on ACTION buses will come into effect in the New Year, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, announced today.
“From 4 January 2014, ACTION bus fares will increase by 7.5 percent. This is just the second time fareshave increased since July 2010,” Mr Rattenbury said.
“The fare increase reflects continuing improvements to ACTION’s service, including new bus shelters, upgraded bus stops to comply with disability standards, new buses and dedicated bus lanes and bus priority measures.