In The News: Sacramento Light Rail Proposes Ticket Surcharge To Pay For Transit at New Kings Arena Downtown
On December 19, 2013 the Sacramento Bee reported that Sacramento Regional Transit has asked the Sacramento Kings to add a surcharge to the tickets sold for games at a new downtown arena to pay for more trains and transit security before and after arena events. Sacramento Regional Transit is also proposing that the arena tickets double as transit boarding passes on the day of the events. According to the article, Sacramento Regional Transit says these changes could make it feasible for 10 to 20 percent of the people at the arena event would use light rail. The article indicates the likely ticket surcharge would be 50 cents.