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Cost of public transportation may go up

November 24, 2008 6:16:29 AM PST
The Orange County Transportation Authority is expected to vote on Monday on a proposed fare increase.Bus fare would go from $1.25 to $1.50. Prices for monthly passes would also rise.

Board members heard from the public last month.

Officials say higher costs for fuel, health insurance and pensions are reasons they are considering raising the fares.

If passed, the increases would take effect in January.

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