DENVER (CBS4) – RTD approved a rate change that will give low income riders a discount in exchange for an increase for other riders last week. A final vote by RTD Board of Directors sealed that deal Tuesday night.
In the rate change that was approved by the RTD Board Committee last Tuesday night, local fares jump to $3, regional fares $5.25 and rides to DIA cost $10.50. The entire board will vote on the increase Tuesday evening.READ MORE: Namaste And Popcorn: Yoga, Film On The Rocks, SnowShape Return To Red Rocks
Low income riders would get a 40 percent discount and children ages 6 to 19 would get a 70 percent discount.READ MORE: COVID Restrictions: Denver Lifts Outdoor Face Mask Requirement
Changes will take effect in January 2019.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado Springs: New Shots Advised For Those Vaccinated At Spa
LINK: RTD Fare Review