In an online survey, Metro gave the public a menu of about 85 options for solving its budget problem and asked riders which measures they would be inclined to support. Here's a sampling:
SOURCE: WMATA | The Washington Post - April 18, 2010
Decision time nears for Metro Article | Metro's last major fare increase -- the largest in its history -- took effect in January 2008, raising rush-hour subway fares by 30 to 75 cents, depending on the length of the trip, and increasing parking fees by 75 cents. Bus fares increased a dime, but only for passengers who pay cash; it remained...