Monday, February 23, 2009

Collecting fares a waste of resources

No farebox on Whidbey Island

...Rare is the system that has taken the time to look and actually calculate: the last one that I'm aware of that did this (in Skagit County, Washington) discovered what Island Transit did almost 3 decades ago: that collecting fares is as or more expensive than the revenue it brings in... Dave Olsen on Planetizen

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