How fare enforcement stops can compound poverty and homelessness

That contradiction is trouble for low-income riders. Transit is crucial for working class people, or people in poverty, but it’s exactly those groups that are most likely to try to dodge fares. At the end of a paycheck, low-income riders might need to choose between food or transit, but they might then need to ride the bus to a faraway grocery store.

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