May 2, 2008

July 1, 2008, Regional Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry Fares Increase by 5% (see NEW fare tables)

Ticket Books with a June 30, 2008, Expiring Date will be Accepted Thru July 31, 2008

On Monday, July 1, 2008, regional Golden Gate Transit (GGT), Golden Gate Ferry (GGF) and regional 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 5% fare increases continue annually on July 1 through July 1, 2010. The new July 1 fare tables will be available in the Summer Edition of the Golden Gate Transit Bus and Ferry Transit Guide available on buses and ferries by early June 2008 or at www.goldengate.org by mid-June 2008.

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

Golden Gate Transit Bus Fares

(see NEW fare tables)

Cash Fares
Adult Cash Bus Fares rise from 15 to 40 cents depending on origin and destination. Here are some examples of the July 1 increases:

Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon to/from San Francisco: rises from $3.60 to $3.75, or 15 cents
Marin County to/from East Bay or within the East Bay: rises from $3.60 to $3.75, or 15 cents

Within San Francisco or Sonoma County local fare: rises from $3.15 to $3.30, or 15 cents
San Rafael, Ross Valley to/from San Francisco: rises from $4.35 to $4.55, or 20 cents
Novato, Ignacio, San Marin to/from San Francisco: rises from $5.30 to $5.55, or 35 cents
Santa Rosa to/from Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon: rises from $6.15 to $6.50, or 35 cents
San Francisco and Sonoma counties to/from East Bay: rise from $6.60 to $6.95, or 35 cents
Petaluma to/from San Francisco: rises from $7.60 to $8.00, or 40 cents
Santa Rosa to/from San Francisco: rises from $8.40 to $8.80, or 40 cents

Cash fares for youth (ages 6 to 18), seniors and persons with disabilities continue to be 50% of the adult cash fares.

TransLink and Ride Value Tickets offer 20% off Adult Cash Bus Fares
TransLink/Ride Value ticket discount fares rise from 12 to 32 cents depending on origin and destination. Ticket Books with an expiring date of June 30, 2008, will be accepted through July 31, 2008. Here are some examples of the July 1 increases:

Sausalito to/from San Francisco, within East Bay, and East Bay-Marin: rises from $2.88 to $3.00, or 12 cents
San Rafael, Ross Valley to/from San Francisco: rises from $3.48 to $3.64, or 16 cents
Novato, Ignacio, San Marin to/from San Francisco: rises from $4.24 to $4.44, or 20 cents
Santa Rosa to/from Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon: rises from $4.92 to $5.20, or 28 cents
East Bay-SF/East Bay-Sonoma: rises from $5.28 to $5.56, or 28 cents
Petaluma to/from San Francisco: rises from $6.08 to $6.40,or 32 cents
Santa Rosa to/from San Francisco: rises from $6.72 to $7.04, or 32 cents

 

Golden Gate Ferry Fares

(see NEW fare tables)

Increase by 15 to 35 cents depending on fare payment category
Larkspur
Ferry
Sausalito
Ferry
Adult Cash One-Way Fares
$7.45
(rises from $7.10, or 35 cents)
$7.45
(rises from $7.10, or 35 cents)

Discount Fare Using Frequent Rider Discount Tickets or TransLink

Ticket Books with an expiring date of June 30, 2008, will be accepted through July 31, 2008.

$4.70
(rises from $4.45,
or 25 cents)
$4.00
(rises from $3.80,
or 20 cents)
Youth (ages 6 to 18)/Senior/Disabled
(50% off adult cash fare)
$ 3.70
(rises from $3.55,
or 15 cents)
$ 3.70
(rises from $3.55,
or 15 cents)
Children 5 and under (limit 2 per fare-paying adult)
FREE
FREE
AT&T Park Ferry Fares DO NOT CHANGE and REMAIN at $7.50 one-way

 

For more information, visit www.goldengate.org or call toll free 511 (say Golden Gate Transit)/TDD 711.