Fuel costs double price of bus ticket in Whitfield County
DALTON, WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA. (WRCB)-- The cost to use public transportation in Whitfield County is soon to double.
Beginning September 1st, it will cost you $4.00 for a one-way trip.
That's up from $2.00.
Officials with the Whitfield County Transit Service say there will be coupon books, which will drop the fare to $3.00.
They say rising fuel costs are behind the price hike.
The transit service budgeted $97,000 for fuel this year, but now expects to spend about $125,000.