Friday, September 27, 2013
Ticket printers rip off riders
Members of the local bus rider's union say the change did something else: It cut the value of a weekend bus transfer by an hour.
And organizers with Bus Riders Unite say that amounts to a quiet fare hike for TriMet's poorest riders in East Portland, who are no longer able to travel downtown and back on a single $2.50 bus transfer.
"They're stealing our precious time," says Nicole Johnson, youth organizer for OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon, which runs Bus Riders Unite.
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