Fare Policies, Structures and Technologies

Fare Policies, Structures and Technologies

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TCRP Report 94: Fare Policies, Structures and Technologies: Update identifies, describes, and evaluates key fare structures, policies, and technologies that are being considered by transit agencies, with a focus on their impact on customers, operations management, and effective and equitable fare integration. The report includes data on fare structures, policy-making procedures, and ongoing efforts to implement fare technology. This report provides guidance on making decisions related to fare policies, structures, and technologies. It includes practical information that can be readily used by transit professionals and policy makers in fare-related planning and decision making. This report updates information presented in TCRP Reports 10 and 32 and presents the latest developments and research results related to fare policy and technology issues.Orange County Transportation Authority recently introduced rolling passes, although not stored-value (or stored-ride) ... These electronic payment systems have produced a number of benefits to customers, including a greater variety of, and ... For instance, the agencies no longer need to print weekly and monthly passes that may be discarded if they are not purchased. ... However, the new fare technology required a significant outreach and customer service effort on the part of theanbsp;...

Title:Fare Policies, Structures and Technologies
Author:Daniel Fleishman
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2003-01-01


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