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Transit Fares

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According to Columbus officials, transit ridership to and from downtown doubled in the years since the city implemented a free transit pass program.
Intelligent Transport
October 4, 2020, 9am PDT
Some might call it call it asphalt socialism, but public subsidies tend to only go one way in the United States: toward the car.
Streetsblog USA
September 7, 2020, 5am PDT
The city of Paris is taking another step to entice more people out of cars and onto transit.
Bloomberg CityLab
September 3, 2020, 7am PDT
The future is now.
DCist
July 6, 2020, 7am PDT
New legislation by Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) would also target fare enforcement on the nation's transit systems.
Curbed
March 23, 2020, 7am PDT
The realities of the coronavirus are most obvious in the declining ridership, and revenues, on public transit in the United States, but it's not enough to shut down public transit when so many people depend on safe, healthy service.
TransitCenter
February 23, 2020, 7am PST
The city’s South Side residents need more transit options, but an extension of the Chicago Transit Authority’s Red Line would be a costly and less effective alternative.
Chicago Tribune
December 19, 2019, 8am PST
A county commissioner is asking for a study of fare-free transit programs in Kansas City and Salt Lake City to inform the potential implementation fo a similar program in the South Florida county.
Miami Today
December 6, 2019, 9am PST
While the details of funding are undetermined, Kansas City, Missouri took a monumental step in the history of U.S. public transit yesterday.
KSHB
November 20, 2019, 5am PST
A proposal to charge riders who pay fare in cash an extra 25 cents faces criticism.
Greater Greater Washington
November 19, 2019, 10am PST
A new report by the Active Transportation Alliance builds the case for reduced transit fares on all three transit systems in the Chicago region.
Chicago Tribune
November 12, 2019, 2pm PST
The idea of free transit is sold as a benefit to the environment and the city's most vulnerable residents in this editorial by the Kansas City Star.
Kansas City Star
November 8, 2019, 7am PST
In 2017, Metro Transit in the Twin Cities raised fares but also started a program for low-income riders to help ease the burden of travel costs.
Pioneer Press
October 27, 2019, 7am PDT
So many aspects of a transit system's fare system can make or break the rider experience and even the long-term viability of the system. A new report helps transit planners and service designers make sense of all the options.
TransitCenter
October 11, 2019, 9am PDT
Sound Transit says its fare enforcement system is design to be unbiased, but analysis about fare evader data indicates disparities.
The Seattle Times
October 10, 2019, 9am PDT
The city's monorail has operated separately from other systems in the region, but now riders can pay fares using the ORCA cards that work for other transit systems in the region.
The Urbanist
September 3, 2019, 6am PDT
There's more than one way to incentive transit ridership with fare capping.
Steven Can Plan
July 25, 2019, 5am PDT
The pros and cons of fare-free transit involve a range of issues, from operations logistics and outcomes to costs and fiscal priorities.
Pedestrian Observations
July 12, 2019, 10am PDT
The LiVE program (short for "live you best life") offers 40 percent discounts on transit rides for qualifying riders.
The Denver Post
June 19, 2019, 6am PDT
A single fare card grants access to public transit rides in 260 Chinese cities.
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