BART Director Talks of Fares, Infrastructure — and the Potential Busking Ban

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BART District 8 director Janice Li. Laura Wenus // Public Press

BART director Janice Li weighs in on the hot-button issue of banning panhandling and performing on BART — she’s against the ban. Li, who sees transit as a public good, also airs her views on fare increases and fare evasion, accessibility for disabled riders, and infrastructure improvements and maintenance.

We should be focused on increasing ridership, we should be focused on having our stations be great welcoming places, and I don’t see how a ban on busking or panhandling gets us there.” —Janice Li, BART director


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