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ej510 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-25-11 01:30 PM
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13. I want to eliminate fares.
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  -Should city buses be subsidized by the government instead of people paying fares? ej510  Jul-25-11 12:56 PM   #0 
  - We would have top pay no matter what  AngryAmish   Jul-25-11 12:58 PM   #1 
  - It would increase wages.  ej510   Jul-25-11 12:59 PM   #3 
  - They already are subsidized  Taverner   Jul-25-11 12:58 PM   #2 
  - I think it is important to remove fares and to let anyone ride.  ej510   Jul-25-11 01:00 PM   # 
     - Agreed  Taverner   Jul-25-11 01:58 PM   #15 
     - It eliminates drivers arguing with the public.  ej510   Jul-25-11 02:00 PM   #16 
     - There are enough loud, mean teenagers on the bus already (nt)  Recursion   Jul-26-11 04:58 AM   #18 
  - Every situation merits an independent, objective analysis  slackmaster   Jul-25-11 01:00 PM   #4 
  - It would eliminate fare-cheaters, at least n/t  arcane1   Jul-25-11 01:03 PM   #5 
  - There should be no "IF" - any formula determining fares should be weighted to insure that mass  patrice   Jul-25-11 01:05 PM   #6 
  - The idea should be carefully studied.  damntexdem   Jul-25-11 01:09 PM   #7 
  - I'm in favor of a "token" fare  gratuitous   Jul-25-11 01:12 PM   #8 
  - Mass transit is already subsidized, AFAIK, but not enough to suit me.  kestrel91316   Jul-25-11 01:13 PM   #9 
  - The way the auto industry is subsidized by governments building roads? Yes!  villager   Jul-25-11 01:17 PM   #10 
  - A city like San Francisco would benefit dramatically from free fares.  ej510   Jul-25-11 01:31 PM   #14 
     - How so?  Recursion   Jul-26-11 05:00 AM   #19 
  - Good idea  libodem   Jul-25-11 01:20 PM   #11 
  - I would guess that most are subsidized as well as having fares.  sinkingfeeling   Jul-25-11 01:20 PM   #12 
  - I want to eliminate fares.  ej510   Jul-25-11 01:30 PM   #13 
  - I don't think there's such a thing as an unsubsidized city bus system  Recursion   Jul-26-11 04:56 AM   #17 
  - I agree. Buses are a money-loser in my county.  robcon   Jul-26-11 06:45 AM   #20 
  - Free fares for elderly & proven low-income riders, OK. But not for everyone. nt  Pooka Fey   Jul-26-11 06:57 AM   #21 

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