What happens if someone purchases a fare on their phone and the device goes dead just before they're approached by a fare enforcer?
answer then: No worries. The system is cloud-based. Inspectors will have the capability
to punch in your phone number on their TriMet-issued iPhones and check to see if
you have an activated fare.
at some point between then and app's official launch earlier this month, TriMet
apparently told GlobeSherpa not to include that feature
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