PORTLAND — The Greater Portland Transit District has announced a series of public hearings to discuss proposed METRO bus fare increases scheduled to go into effect April 1, 2010:
• Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6-7 p.m., at the Westbrook Public Safety Building, first-floor large meeting room, 570 Main St., Westbrook.
• Wednesday, Feb. 10, 6-7 p.m., Falmouth Central Fire Station, 8 Bucknam Road, Falmouth.
• Thursday, Feb. 11, 7-8 p.m., Portland City Hall, State of Maine Room, second floor west wing.
METRO is Maine’s largest public transportation carrier, providing bus service to Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth and the Maine Mall area of South Portland.