Heads up, public transit commuters — and we know there are a few of you out there.Capital Metro will hike its fares starting in January, the second of a two-part fare increase approved by transit officials in September 2013.
The fare for a one-way local bus ride in the Austin area will increase by 25 cents to $1.25. The premium one-way fare, used for MetroRapid will increase to $1.75. The commuter one-way fare will increase to $3.50. The increase goes into effect Jan. 11.