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Increase in Metro fares, parking fees begin Monday

Sunday - 6/29/2014, 2:12am  ET

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Metro riders will encounter higher ticket prices starting Monday.

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WTOP's Jamie Forzato reports

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WASHINGTON -- Starting Monday, it's going to cost a little more to use the Metro system and to park at Metro stations.

On June 30, Metrorail fares go up around 3 percent -- about 5 cents to 15 cents, depending on when and where you're going.

Metrobus rides will go from $1.60 to $1.75 for SmarTrip users.

Parking at all Metro lots will go up 10 cents at all Metro lots -- 60 cents at all Prince George's County lots.

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WTOP's Ari Ashe contributed to this report. Follow @WTOP on Twitter and WTOP on Facebook.

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