The price of a
one-way ticket from the South Shore commuter line’s Dune Park Station to
Millennium Station will increase by 25 cents on Saturday, July 1, from $8.25
The monthly fare
will increase from $233.75 to $239.75.
The fare hike will
apply to all July monthly, one-way, and multiple ride tickets.
Hegewisch fares are
governed by Metra and will not change
fare hike is the second phase of a two-phase 5-percent hike, the first phase
of which went into effect on July 1, 2016.
The hike is
expected in its second year to raise an additional $1 million in revenues
for the South Shore line, which will be used exclusively for capital
projects and grant matches.
Also on July 1,
certain weekday schedule changes will go into effect.
The changes affect
eastbound trains departing Millennium Station after 5 p.m. as well as
westbound Trains 222 and 22.
mysouthshoreline.com for more information.