Turns out that that is not what this is. This is the passing of savings from a simplification of administration to the public. My favorite part of this is the change from $1.25 to $1 for the bus fare. In a place where no change is made it's a good idea to keep the fare from requiring change!
There is more to this but, you'll have to read the article.
Valley Metro may cut bus fares
Prices on everything from food to fuel seem to go in only one direction: up. [azcentral.com | news]