Published: Jul 22, 2014 5:43 AM EDT
Updated: Jul 22, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- LeeTran's fares cover less than 20% of the cost of its service. As part of its effort to balance the budget, the county is considering raising the base cash fare as well as the prices of tickets and passes. Below is a chart that shows current and proposed fares.

We are gathering public input before a decision is made. You may email your comments to rideleetran@leegov.com; complete a survey on the topic at LeeCountyTownHall.com; or attend one of five outreach meetings around the county.

The dates and locations are:

Tuesday, July 22 at 5:30 p.m.

East District Sheriff's Office
1301 Homestead Rd., Lehigh Acres

Wednesday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m

Bonita Springs City Hall
9101 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs

Tuesday, July 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Lee County Administration Bldg.
2115 Second St., Fort Myers

Wednesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library
921 SW 39th Terrace, Cape Coral

The public hearing before the Board of County Commissioners will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at a time to be determined.

Adult Fares

Current Fare $1.25      Proposed Cash $1.50

All-Day Pass $3.50                            $4.00

12-Trip Pass $12.50                          $13.50

7-Day Pass $12.50                            $15.00

31-Day Pass $35.00                          $40.00