Multi year approach, 3% per year with cash fares rounded to the nearest 50c.
The preferred option will result in the following changes in 2012:
It is also proposed to abolish the city section fares in 2012. City section fares are now virtually the same as the one zone fares - the only difference is that the city section fare is ten cents per trip less than the one zone fare if the trip is made with a smartcard.
- All multi-trip tickets (ten trip, monthly, quarterly, term tickets) increase by 3%
- Adult cash fares will increase by 50c for 3-14 zone travel. In 2013 the increases will affect zone 2, 7-8 and 11-14 zone travel
- Child cash fares will increase by 50c for 7-9 and 13-14 zone travel (in year two the increases affect 4-6, and 10-12 zone travel).
More detail: GWRC Report 12.79 Annual Public Transport Fare Review 2012
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