The Utah Transit Authority has scheduled public hearings in five counties on proposed fare increases.

Hearings will be held.- Dec. 20, Provo City Utilities Building auditorium, 251 W. 800 North, Provo.

- Jan. 2, Weber County Library auditorium, 2464 Jefferson, Ogden.

- Jan. 3, Salt Lake City Public Library auditorium, 209 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City.

- Jan. 7, Davis County Courthouse commission chambers, 28 E. State Street, Farmington.

- Jan. 9, Tooele County Building north auditorium, 47 S. Main Street, Tooele.

Hearings begin at 6:30 p.m. and those desiring to speak should call UTA in their respective service area or in Salt Lake City at 262-5626.

Written comments should be sent to John C. Pingree, general manager, Utah Transit Authority, P.O. Box 30810, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84130-0810, postmarked no later than Jan. 8, 1991.