WATA Will Resume Charging Bus Fare on July 5

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WILLIAMSBURG-Riders who utilize the Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) public transportation will once again be required to pay fare.

WATA will resume fares on Monday, July 5 for the first time since the covid-19 pandemic began. WATA began waiving the fee in March 2020 but has decided to resume charging for rides in response to the increased number of individuals who are vaccinated.

Riders can begin purchasing tickets on Monday, June 28 at the WATA store, 468 N. Boundary Street. Single tickets and day passes can also be purchased on buses.

Bus fees are as follows: one-ride standard fare, $1.50. Reduced fare with ID for local students, 75 cents. An all day pass is $3 ($1.50 for students), a weekly pass (7 days) is $15 ($7.50 for students), and a monthly pass (30 days) is $45 ($22.50 for students).