The mass protests that have swept through Brazilian cities over the past week where sparked by planned bus fare increases, but quickly expanded to encompass a variety of complaints. Will the protests end now that fares have been lowered?
Jun 20, 2013 WNYC: Transportation Nation
Jean-Francois Mayet, the mayor of Châteauroux, introduced free ridership in a bid to turn around his town's failing transit system. Eleven years later, total ridership has increased 208 percent. Henry Grabar examines whether free transit is scalable.
Oct 31, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Is there a difference between the two most common fare structures in public transit?
Oct 23, 2010 TheCityFix
A couple of weeks ago, I was on a bus in Chicago and noticed
something that I had not noticed before- that how you paid to get on the bus
affected how long you took to get on the bus. Blog Post
Aug 13, 2010 By
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced an idea to speed up buses in Manhattan by eliminating crosstown bus fares.
Aug 5, 2009 The New York Times