After several complaints, a union representing transit workers is calling for the resignation of Palm Tran's executive director Chuck Cohen.
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PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Palm Tran, Palm Beach County's public transportation system, has some changes up the tracks.
Effective Monday, October 7, there will be a new fare structure for services and improvements to nine popular routes.
This is the first time in five years that Palm Tran has raised fares.
To see the new fare layout, visit this Palm Tran link http://bit.ly/17d5Fms.
There are also changes to routes.
Earlier and/or later services has been added to routes 4, 20, 31, 40 and 64.
The frequency on Route 62 has been changed to every 20 minutes. Route 73 has been extended to serve the new Bethesda Hospital West.
In Fiscal Year 2013, Palm Tran estimates an average 40,000 passenger trips were made every weekday.
For more details, visit Palm Tran 's website ( http://bit.ly/1fST4z6 ) or call 561-841-4287.
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