Senior braces for bus fare increase in Sept.

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By Carmela Fragomeni

Florence Amero is incensed at the city bus fare increases coming on Sept. 1.

The 75-year-old east Mountain resident is facing a $30 increase in her annual bus pass, which means a $60 increase in two years.

“With everything going up, it’s getting ridiculous,” she said.

Amero says she is speaking for all seniors taking HSR or its DARTS transit for the disabled and is particularly concerned about the people she’s talked to on DARTS trips who sometimes must forego groceries to get their monthly bus pass so they can get to medical appointments.

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Article and image source: The Hamilton Spectator

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