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Metrobus fares will increase from 11 July, with the increases dependent on distance travelled, as ticket prices vary from zone to zone.
PEOPLE who catch Metrobus will be paying more for their transport from 11 July.

New Metrobus fares
Metrobus fares will increase as from 11 July 2011. Download the list of new fares here.
As always, however, pensioners and people with disabilities will pay lower rates on daily fares or multiple ride passes.

From Monday, pensioners will have to pay R123,40 for 200 trips valid for a year, while people with disabilities will have to fork out R246,80 for 100 trips valid for six months.

Tags and trips can be purchased at the following outlets:

Gandhi Square
Park Station
Cresta
The Glen
Ridgeway   (Shoprite)
Eldorado Park – Shoprite (for Eldorado Park contract buses only)
Roodepoort Bus Depot
Rosebank Mall
 
Children between the ages of three and 12 years will also pay lower fares, which will be determined on the distance they travel for each bus trip.

Metrobus fares are controlled by the City council and the fee structure is set out in a council by-law.

The fare increases were determined in terms of the Municipal Systems Act and the Local Government Municipal Structures Act for the use of municipal buses.

The number of zones a commuter crosses determines the fare, with ticket prices varying from zone to zone.

Metrobus is the second largest municipal bus operator in South Africa and carries more than 90 000 passengers daily.

For more information about bus fares, contact Metrobus on 011 403 4300 or send an email to busqueries@joburg.org.za.

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