Farebox


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Farebox

 

a special device for collection of fares in urbantransportation that makes it unnecessary to have a conductormake the collection.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Farebox Vault Room Construction
The farebox - the portion of costs covered by those who use the railways - has increased massively, although there is still a very strong argument that the railways are a common good given that they are a much more environmentally efficient means than road of transporting people and goods.
The system is currently doing well in terms of farebox income, and a relaunch campaign to promote the advantages of using the Metro is planned.
Taxpayer revolts of the 1970s and 1980s resulted in the adoption of self-imposed taxing limitations such as flat taxes, tax caps, and farebox recovery quotas, which are particularly relevant for mass transit.
Cities, recognizing the value of mass transit, acquired the failing or bankrupt systems, but quickly found that revenue from the farebox would not support publicly owned transit systems.
With the replacement of People Mover's 18 year-old system, the new GFI Odyssey farebox will automatically validate and process coins, currency, magnetic farecards and smart cards, ensuring valid fares and payments are received.
In transit systems which rely heavily for operating revenues on farebox recovery, management relies on front line workers collecting the fare.
Present JCB Card to the driver and drop a free ride coupon in the farebox when getting off the tram (normal fare HKD 2.
While federal and state grants would pay the $86 million construction cost of the west Eugene EmX extension, LTD must rely on its own payroll tax and farebox revenues to pay for drivers, fuel and other continuing expenses.
Using the right ingredients, patience, and imagination--whether you have a fleet or just one vehicle--a long-term care community can create a program that puts some additional "change in the farebox.
However, self-sufficiency also encompasses revenue not generated as a result of the farebox.
We find ourselves at a crossroads with increasing pressure likely on the farebox, and a timetable and network that is in danger of stifling any opportunity to make rail travel more attractive and encourage more people to travel by rail.