June 20, 2007

 

July 1, 2007, Regional Golden Gate Transit and

Golden Gate Ferry Fares Increase by 5%


On Sunday, July 1, 2007, regional Golden Gate Transit (GGT), Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) and intercounty paratransit fares will increase 5% as part of the five-year transit fare increase program approved by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s (District) Board of Directors (Board) in March 2006. The annual 5% increase will continue through June 30, 2011.

The new July 1 fares are available in the Summer Edition of the Golden Gate Transit Bus and Ferry Transit Guide available on buses and ferries now or online at http://goldengatetransit.org/fareprograms/July2007Fares.php.

Fares for local bus travel within Marin County are not impacted and remain as they are.


Examples of increase in Golden Gate Transit Bus Fares
The adult cash fare for travel between Sausalito and San Francisco will go up from $3.40 to $3.60, or 20 cents. The adult cash fare for travel between Santa Rosa and San Francisco will go up from $8.00 to $8.40, or 40 cents.

Discount programs remain in effect based on the new fares – commuters receive a 20% discount, and youth, seniors, and persons with disabilities receive a 50% discount off the adult cash fares.


Golden Gate Ferry Fares - Effective July 1, 2007

 
Larkspur
Sausalito
Frequent Rider Discount Tickets or TransLink®
$4.45
(up from $4.25)
$3.80
(up from $3.60)
Adult Cash Fare
$7.10
(up from $6.75)
$7.10
(up from $6.75)
Youth/Senior/Disabled (50% off adult cash fare)

$3.55

(up from $3.35)

$3.55

(up from $3.35)
Children 5 and under (limit 2 per fare-paying adult)
FREE
FREE

For more information, visit www.goldengate.org or call toll free 511/TDD 711.