Reduced Capital Metro fares go into effect


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Capital Metro is reducing fares for MetroRapid and MetroFlyer routes beginning Sunday, eliminating the Premium fare category, the agency said.

All MetroBus, MetroRapid and MetroFlyer services will cost $1.25 for a Single Ride, $2.50 for a Day Pass, $11.25 for a 7-Day Pass and $41.25 for a 31-Day Pass. Prices for MetroExpress and MetroRail services will not be affected.

Capital Metro chose to implement its new two-tiered fare structure to simplify its transit system, the agency said, making it easier to transfer between routes.

The fare reduction came about as a recommendation from Connections 2025, a 5-year planning study designed to improve the frequency, reliability and connectivity of the Capital Metro bus system.

For more information about the fare reduction, visit Additional details about Connections 2025, including an online interactive map and video, can be found at

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