Time Clock, Oct. 27, 1958

AIR FARES will go up an average 3% to 4%. CAB ruled that lines may end 5% discounts on first-class round trips, cut family plan discounts from 50% to 33⅓%, charge $2 extra for each stopover. But CAB warned that these boosts will be discontinued next July 31 unless lines cut other fares, e.g., by offering a cheaper tourist fare.

COMMUTER SUBSIDY will be tried by Philadelphia in six-month test. City council will give $160,000 to the Pennsylvania and Reading railroads. In return, rails will increase commuter trains to and from suburban Chestnut Hill, and pare one-way fare from 53¢ to 30¢.

$790...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!