Eau Claire city leaders hope to come up with a plan to increase bus fares by the first of March.
City Council members will discuss that plan at Monday's meeting. The original plan was to increase bus fares by a quarter last November. That discussion was tabled because there was no agreement on how to keep the fares lower for people with less income. Eau Claire City Manager Dale Peters has plan which would tie the size of the bus fare to a person's income level. People who make more money would pay more. Peters will present his plan to the City Council.