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F.C.’s GEORGE Bus Line Fares Increase to $1.50 on July 1

Fares on Falls Church City’s GEORGE bus service will increase on Thursday, July 1. The regular fare will be $1.50 cash or with SmarTrip card, and senior and students fares will be 75 cents. City Council voted unanimously to increase the fares at its regular meeting last night. The new fare structure mirrors Arlington County’s ART system; GEORGE is fully funded by the City and the buses are maintained and operated by Arlington County.

Fares on Falls Church City’s GEORGE bus service will increase on Thursday, July 1. The regular fare will be $1.50 cash or with SmarTrip card, and senior and students fares will be 75 cents. City Council voted unanimously to increase the fares at its regular meeting last night. The new fare structure mirrors Arlington County’s ART system; GEORGE is fully funded by the City and the buses are maintained and operated by Arlington County.

GEORGE is Falls Church City’s clean diesel bus, providing local transit service to and from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) East and West Falls Church Metrorail stations and throughout the City. In the coming fiscal year, GEORGE has been funded only through September, pending a review of its costs, operations in collaboration with Arlington County, route and other options.

For more information about GEORGE, call 703-248-5040 (TTY 711) or visit www.fallschurchva.gov/Content/CultureRecreation/GEORGEmain.aspx.