Mass Transit: Fare Increase Should Be Last Resort

This editorial recommends that before considering a fare increase, Metro should try to generate more state and local support.
November 15, 2001, 4am PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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"Metro officials are looking at immediate budget cuts and, if the trend continues, a much worse move: an increase in fares. That ought to be a last resort. Mass transit should stay within reach of those who depend upon it most. Besides, an increase could boomerang, driving riders with options back onto the roads."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, November 12, 2001 in The Washington Post
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