Edmonton transit fares going up Feb. 1

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally said seniors and post-secondary students will pay 50 cents more for monthly bus passes but post-secondary students will actually pay $2.50 more. The article has since been corrected.

It’s about to cost a little bit more to ride public transit in Edmonton for those who use passes and tickets.

On Feb. 1, fares for the adult, post-secondary, youth and seniors’ monthly passes and tickets are going up three per cent. The adjustment starts with February passes, even if they are purchased in January.


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For an adult, that means the monthly pass is rising from $94.25 to $97. Seniors will pay 50 cents more each month and post-secondary students will pay $2.50 more each month.

Fares for public transit in Edmonton are going up.

Fares for public transit in Edmonton are going up.

Courtesy: City of Edmonton

Single-fare prices stay the same at $3.25.


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In comparison, adults in Calgary pay $103 per month, in Ottawa it is $116.50 a month.

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