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People boarding bus at LA Metro Bus Stop, Alvarado Street, Los Angeles

Can L.A. Metro Fund its Fareless Transit Pilot?

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has approved a program that would eliminate fares for students and low-income riders, but the program's future rests on finding sustainable funding sources.

June 6, 2021 - LAist

Park City Bus Stop

Park City‘s Already-Free Bus Gets Extra Perks During 'Try Transit Week'

Bus riders in Park City will win prizes and swag for boarding the bus the week of July 29.

August 2, 2019 - KPCW

No Pay Bus Day in Lafayette, Louisiana

Bus rides will be free to coincide with the city of Lafayette's Bike Safety Festival on June 2.

May 18, 2018 - KLFY

Metro Paris

Paris Considers Free Public Transit

Paris' Socialist mayor, Anne Hidalgo, wants to make transit free to get people out of their cars in the city of 2.2 million.

March 23, 2018 - Reuters

Brussels Train Station

Another City to Offer Free Transit on Bad Air Days

Brussels is the latest city to provide incentives for commuters willing to take transit in the name of air quality.

February 26, 2018 - The Guardian

Sound Transit Link Light Rail

Seattle Mayor Wants to Provide Free Transit for All High School Students

Here's one way to make a kid-friendly city and introduce the joys of public transit at a young age: offer free multi-agency transit passes to high school students.

February 21, 2018 - The Seattle Times

South Korea

'No Driving Day' in Seoul Means Free Transit Rides

South Korea has made public transit a key part of its approach to cleaning the air.

January 15, 2018 - The Korea Times

Subway Turnstiles

Why Can't Congestion Pricing Cover the Cost of Public Transit?

In the continuing debate over congestion pricing in New York, Adele Peters asks if transit advocates are stopping short of what they should be asking for: free transit for all of New York.

December 5, 2017 - Fast Company

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