ST. CLOUD - The Metro Bus Board of Commissioners has approved a fare increase.  The new fares will take effect on October 1st.  The last fare increase was approved in 2009.

On the fixed routes, the case fare will go up a dime from $1.00 to $1.10.  There are other fare increases in the fixed routes as well.

For the Dial-A-Ride program, the cash fare goes up by twenty cents from $2.00 to $2.20. There are other fare increases in the Dial-A-Ride program as well.