27 Apr '16, 10am

MBTA commuter rail losing $35M to fare evaders, officials say

commuter rail is losing roughly $35 million a year on fare evaders scoring free or cheaper rides, transit officials disclosed today as they rolled out a range of proposals to tighten up the system, the Boston Herald reported. The $35 million estimate comes after officials at Keolis, which has operated the commuter rail since 2014, said it conducted a first-of-its-kind study to examine the system’s “long-standing” problem of riders either not paying or using sometimes elaborate ways to not pay full price on trains, the report said.

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