Fares

A proposal for a radical reinvention of the fare structure for the country's transit systems—one that balances the cost of transit with that of driving, generates more revenue from fares, and enables more capital investments.
Jul 15, 2014   CityLab
Is your city's transit agency caught in a cycle of rising fares, declining service, and chronic financial problems? Mark Aesch has used an innovative approach to turn around the bus systems in Rochester and Detroit. Could it work in your city?
Jul 19, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts whether mass transit agencies really deserve $2 billion in emergency operating aid.
Jun 3, 2010   National Journal
As China Expands its high speed rail system, some of the country's rural poor have criticized the trains for being too expensive.
May 22, 2010   Global Times
This post from <em>Treehugger</em> compares subway fares from around the world.
Jul 2, 2009   Treehugger
Unlike the public transit systems of many other cities, Rochester, New York, recently lowered its fares -- and they've got a budget surplus to boot. But to maintain this economic rarity, service has been reduced.
Sep 22, 2008   By Nate Berg