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BART Plans to Crack Down on Fare Cheaters

KQED News Fix

Perhaps as many as 15,000 or 20,000 times every weekday, BART riders skip paying fares, and these scofflaws cost BART, according to its estimates,  $15 million to $25 million a year.

In the wake of such losses, the agency has decided to try to do a better job of persuading riders that they should pay for the sometimes questionable privilege of boarding its trains.

Read the story at KQED News Fix.