The regional district has approved a transit fare hike for bus routes in Peachland and the Central Okanagan East electoral area.
The cash fare will increase Jan. 1 to $2.25 per trip from $2. As well, 10-ticket sheets, day and monthly pass rates will increase by 12 per cent.
It is the first fare increase since September 2007, said CORD.
The regional district supports a minimum fare recovery policy of 30 per cent for conventional transit and 10 per cent for handyDART Transit.