June 28, 2013
Berkeley is offering 1,000 free AC Transit passes as part of an effort to mitigate its parking problem and reduce greenhouse gases. The passes will go to employees of downtown businesses as an incentive to get them to stop driving to work and taking up street parking.
May 6, 2013
Due to budgetary concerns and to make the program sustainable, the employee bus pass will no longer be free starting next academic year. The pass will cost $24 annually.
September 5, 2012
Makes it easier and cheaper to transfer from buses to trains. The new money-saving midday pass is designed to encourage ridership during the parts of the day when DART has additional capacity.
September 21, 2011
The fee will change from a variable charge based on time of day and distance traveled to a flat fare. A plan to eliminate monthly passes to save money was thwarted by a public outcry.
June 13, 2011
Next year, students will pay $156 for unlimited bus passes. Prices are going up because of Denver Regional Transit District’s $18 million deficit.
June 30, 2010
Stores began selling all-day passes and reduced all-day passes on Monday. Retail outlets selling Valley Metro passes include city and chamber offices, PLS Check Cashers stores, Fry’s Food and Safeway grocery stores.
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