A public hearing on a proposed increase in bus fares by the Utah Transit Authority will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20, in the Provo City Utilities Building auditorium, 251 W. 800 North.

The proposed 1991 fare changes are:FARES 1990 Proposed

Base fare $ .50 $ .65

Premium service 1.25 1.50

Worker service .60 .75

Senior/disabled .25 .30

MONTHLY PASSES

Adult passes $18.00 $24.00

Premium passes 50.00 60.00

Worker express 22.00 27.00

Senior/disabled 9.00 11.00

College passes 13.00 17.00

Child 13.00 17.00

NEW PASSES

Quarterly pass $72.00

Weekly pass 6.50

Anyone wanting to speak at the public hearing should call the public hearing examiner, 374-2247. Written comments can be mailed to UTA General Manager John C. Pingree, P.O. Box 30810, Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0810. All comments should be postmarked by Dec. 26.