Increases to Peterborough transit fares and municipal parking fees take effect January 31

Cash fare for transit and hourly rate for parking rise by 25 cents

Effective January 31, 2021, the cost of cash fares and passes on Peterborough Transit increases, as well as the cost of parking on-street and in municipal lots. (Photo: City of Peterborough)
Effective January 31, 2021, the cost of cash fares and passes on Peterborough Transit increases, as well as the cost of parking on-street and in municipal lots. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Fares for Peterborough Transit and fees for municipal parking increase on Sunday (January 31).

The increases were included in the City of Peterborough’s 2021 budget, which was approved by city council on December 14th.

The cash fare for transit rises by 25 cents to $2.75. The cost of a 30-day pass for adults increases by $6 to $66, with 30-day passes for students and for seniors and children each increasing by $5 to to $60 and $45 respectively.

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The cost of a 10-ride pass rises by $3 to $25, with a family day pass increasing by $2 to $10. A six-month pass for seniors increases by $25 to $150, with a seniors’ annual pass increasing by $30 to $250.

The cost of a TransCab fare rises by $1 to $4.

The hourly rate for metered on-street parking and for most municipal parking lots increases by 25 cents to $1.50.

For the Hospital Drive parking lot, the 30-minute rate increases by 25 cents to 75 cents.

For the King Street Parkade and the Simcoe Street Garage, the hourly rate increases by 25 cents to $1.75. The cost of a monthly pass for both lots increases by $10, to $100 for the King Street Parkade and $85 for the Simcoe Street Garage.

The cost for a monthly pass at the Rehill parking lot increases by $4 to $46.

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