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  • n  increase in the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
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  • Brazil protests tap into frustration of have-nots
    A bus fare increase in Sao Paulo became a catalyst for nationwide protests for broad causes, as police violence and social media emboldened people to speak out. SAO PAULO, Brazil — On Thursday night last week, Brazil's left-wing Free Fare Movement held the fourth of its street protests against a 10-cent hike in bus fares. A few thousand people turned out.        
    June 20, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Brazil's Sao Paulo, Rio revoke fare hikes after protests
    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's two biggest cities revoked an increase in public transportation fares, Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes said on Wednesday, following the largest protests seen in the country in 20 years. Several smaller Brazilian cities have already suspended fare increases. It is unclear if the fare reductions will appease protesters who ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • C-Tran to increase fares, effective September 1
    C-Tran decided to increase fare rates on nearly all passes at the board meeting on June 11. The fare increases will go into effect Sept. 1, 2013.
    June 18, 2013 - The Oregonian

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