June 28, 2005

Reminder
Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry Fares
Increase by 5% July 1, 2005

On Friday, July 1, 2005 fares for riding Golden Gate Transit (GGT) bus, Golden Gate Ferry (GFF) GGT intercounty paratransit increase by 5% . The local fare, currently set at $2, for traveling on GGT buses within Marin County are set by the Marin County Transit District (MCTD) are not impacted by this fare increase.

Depending on the trip taken, the 5% fare increase means that regional GGT bus and GGF fares will increase between 5- and 35-cents and intercounty paratransit fares will increase 25- to 55-cents. Discounts programs remain effective based on new fares. Commuters receive 20% discount when using ticket books.

Discount ticket books for GGT and GGF with a June 30, 2005 expiration date will be accepted through July 31, 2005. Ticket books with the new July 1 fares are available now.

Youth continue to receive a 25% discount off the cash fare and seniors and persons with disabilities continue to receive a 50% discount off the cash fare.

The new July1 fares are available online at www.goldengate.org and in the Summer 2005 edition of the bus and ferry transit guide.

For more information call 511 and say “Golden Gate Transit” (TDD 711) or visit www.goldengate.org