Also, auto user fees don't even pay the full
construction and maintenance costs of roads
(this statement probably wouldn't have fit on her back).Should Transit Be Free? | Car Free Baltimore:
- "Reduction in operating costs (fare collectors, payment system terminals would be abolished)
- Increased ridership
- Broader demographic groups would ride because of convenience and low barriers to entry
- The environmental, social and health benefits (positive externalities) of each new transit rider would more than compensate for lost fare box revenue
- More political power/representation due to massive increases in ridership"