Metra riders are no longer getting a discount for purchasing a 10-ride fare. The average ticket increased by 25 percent, though some tickets will go up 35 percent.
The Metra Board of Directors voted last month to change the cost of the once discounted 10-ride pass to be equivalent to the price of 10 one-way fares, according to Metra.
The La Grange Road and Stone Avenue stations lie within the Metra C zone, meaning that fares to or from downtown Chicago (Union Station) will increase to $42.50 for a 10-ride pass ($4.25 per one-way ride).
Meanwhile, the Western Springs station, in the Metra D zone, will see fares increase to $47.50 for a 10-ride pass to or from Chicago ($4.75 per one-way ride).
Commuters from the G zone to downtown Chicago will pay $62.50 for a 10-ride pass, or $6.25 for a one-way and commuters from the E zone will now pay $52.50 for a 10-ride pass, or $5.25 for a one-way.
Ten-ride tickets purchased between Nov. 17 and Jan. 31 are valid through Feb. 28.
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