NITCD South Shore, Metra Link-Up increase fares

February 15, 2012 4:36:32 AM PST
Get ready to dig a little deeper in your pocket to ride the South Shore Line.

The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District approved plans for a 5-percent fare increase effective February 15.

Fares will be rounded up to the nearest 25 cents.

Active-duty military personnel can ride at a reduced rate.

And starting Wednesday, commuters who use Metra's Link-Up pass have to pay more.

The pass for connecting travel between Metra, the CTA and Pace will go up from $39 to $45.