Free Transit

Mass demonstrations in Brazil over the past week were sparked by increases to bus fares. But what if buses were free? The Economist makes the argument that, to improve service and decrease congestion, we should study making buses and subways free.
Jun 21, 2013   The Economist
Jake Blumgart compares free transit in Europe with case studies in the U.S.
Mar 7, 2013   Next City
Residents and visitors to downtown Portland have long enjoyed taking buses, LRT, and streetcar within a perimeter known as Fareless Square at no cost. While the MAX and streetcar will remain 'fareless', the bus will cost you. New name: Free Rail Zone
Jan 11, 2010   OregonLive.com