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On the Agenda: Raising Madison bus fares

Board of Estimates
Monday, Nov. 24, 4:30 p.m.
Room 260, Madison Municipal Building

The board considers a $135,000 contract with Ken Saiki Design for a redesign of Lisa Link Peace Park off State Street. The board will also authorize an agreement to build a new shelter at Tenney Park in 2009. The shelter will be paid for by $500,000 in city funds and $700,000 in private fundraising.

Transit & Parking Commission
Monday, Nov. 24, 6 p.m.
Monona Terrace

The commission holds a public hearing on proposals to raise Metro's cash fares. One proposal would increase it by 25 cents, to $1.75. Another, backed by Mayor Dave, would raise it 50 cents, to $2. The fare increase would tentatively go into effect in March. Monday night's meeting is a hearing only; the TPC will make a final decision at its meeting on Dec. 9. Bus advocates are planning to hold a rally half an hour before the meeting in front of Monona Terrace.

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