Discounted Transit Fares
Massachusetts Legislation Would Require Low-Income Transit Fares
After a similar bill was vetoed by Governor Charlie Baker in 2020, the Massachusetts senate has reintroduced an amendment that would mandate discounted transit fares.
Virginia Proposal for No-Cost and Reduced-Fare Transit
The program would allow transit agencies throughout the state to eliminate or reduce fares.
Free Transit Under Consideration in Kansas City
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.
All the Weird Ways the World Offers Reduced, or Free, Transit Fares
And they said there were "no free rides."
San Francisco Bay Area Transit Fare Discount to Start This Fall
Low-income transit users desperately need a break on fares. A discount is on its way, but won’t be available until later in the year, and transit advocates say it’s not enough.
Discounted New York MTA Passes Coming Next Year
The MTA passes will be half priced, but advocates say riders still need other less costly transit options.
How Transportation Assistance Can Fight Homelessness
Transportation access is one of the biggest factors in keeping people out of homelessness. Cities can help with discounted fares and last-mile connections.
Means-Based, Transit-Fare Discounts Take a Leap Forward in the Big Apple
The 2019 New York City budget includes $106 million to subsidize half the transit fare for qualified residents for six months. The city joins the ranks of Seattle, Toronto, and the Bay Area that offer income-based discounts for transit fares.
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