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JUTC fare increases coming August 24

Published:Wednesday | August 20, 2014 | 8:06 AM

Come Sunday August 24, adults will pay $20 more to travel on JUTC buses.



This will bring the fare to $120, up from $100.



Students will pay $30 up from $20.



The elderly will pay $60.



Transport Minister Omar Davies announced the increases this morning in a press conference.



According to Davies, five years ago the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) recommended an increase of $131 for adults and $40 for concessionary fares.



However, he deemed this too high.



In the meantime, come September 1 concessionary passengers will be forced to pay the adult fare if they do not acquire the JUTC’s SMARTER cards.



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