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Planned fare hike for Glendale Beeline bus service is canceled

March 07, 2013
  • A woman waits for the No. 2 Beeline bus on Brand Blvd. at Harvard St. in Glendale in 2009.
A woman waits for the No. 2 Beeline bus on Brand Blvd. at… (Raul Roa/Staff…)

A planned fare hike for the Glendale Beeline bus service has been canceled due to increased available funding stemming from early retirements at City Hall and a series of Los Angeles County sales tax hikes.

The City Council this week approved nixing the increase from $1 to $1.25 that was scheduled to take place July 1. The current $1 fare, up from 75 cents in July 2012, will remain in place.

Up until October 2011, the fare had been 25 cents.

City officials may still review upping the fare at future budget meetings.

-- Brittany Levine, Times Community News

Follow Brittany Levine on Google+ and on Twitter: @brittanylevine

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