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A city bus ride will cost you more in 2018

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The price of a city bus ride will rise in the new year.

Effective New Year's Day, the one-way fare for adults will go up by a quarter to $2.75.

A one-day pass for adults, meanwhile, will rise rise to $5.50 from $5. The one-day pass gives users unlimited rides for up to 27 hours.

A monthly pass for adults will cost $70, up $10.

And the annual pass will now be $770, effective Dec. 20. THat's a $100 increase.

The one-way fare for seniors will remain $1 in the new year, but a monthly bus sticker will go up by a $1 to $6.

And the annual pass will now be $35, up from $5.

The City Council approved the rate increase this summer. Officials said they were necessary to ensure that rider fares were covering the percentage of operating expenses required by law.

For a full list of fares, click here.

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