Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: It's all about the fares -- BART delays hiring enforcement officers, NJ TRANSIT plans upgrade, and MTA starts testing next year. The post Weekend...

BART cracks down on scofflaws but few pay their fines

Bay Area Rapid Transit issued about 1,300 citations in the first two months of its crackdown on fare evasion, but only about 100 scofflaws...

Pittsburgh drops plans for cashless payment on light rail

The Port Authority of Allegheny County canceled plans for cashless payment on light rail, citing concerns about rider convenience, cost, and enforcement. The post Pittsburgh...

BART fare-evasion crackdown hits roadblock

BART's program to crack down on fare evasion has hit a delay because of problems with the handheld proof-of-payment scanners. The post BART fare-evasion crackdown...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: MBTA and Cleveland encounter glitches with fare enforcement and Transit app makes it easier for customers to book and pay for Uber trips....

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