To Faregate or Not To Faregate: Episode 58

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In light of certain transit agencies beefing up their fare gates, we're discussing the classic debate: should we use fare gates or proof of payment?


References & notes

  1. [1] Mass Transit: Clipper Fare Payment System to roll out Next Generation model in August 2024
  2. [2] Wikipedia: Proof-of-payment
  3. [3] Wikipedia: Paid area
  4. [4] Wikipedia: Turnstile
  5. [5] DCist: Metro Will Retrofit Faregates To Cut Down On Fare Evasion
  6. [6] The Boston Globe: 'Terrible,' 'inconvenient,' 'aggravating': Some commuters use 'all the bad words' for North Station's new fare gates
  7. [7] The Transport Politic: Are Turnstiles Worth Their Cost?
  8. [8] WAMU: Why Do People Jump Metro Fare Gates? Because They Can
  9. [9] Metro Transit - Saint Louis: Secure Platform Plan Project
  10. [10] BART: New Fare Gates & Station Hardening