WMATA can’t measure fare evasion, but still says it’s a big problem | Greater Greater Washington

February 24, 2020
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On February 24, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, What is the impact of fare evasion in D.C.?, was cited by Greater Greater Washington:

Metro officials say fare evasion is a big problem, and have pushed back hard against a recent DC move to decriminalize fare evasion. But a new study from the DC Policy Center says there’s little or no evidence about how much fare evasion there is. That’s leading many to ask what basis the agency really has for claiming it’s such a problem.

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