Farebox


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Farebox

 

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

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WolfCards will be swiped in the farebox card reader identifying they are valid.
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.
The huge cost of the central tube, and associated works (including electrification) on the surface lines, cannot conceivably be met from farebox revenues or by contributions from private interests whose property developments would gain value.
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.
The good news is that passengers are flocking back to the railways and pouring money into the farebox.
Cameras are trained on all entry, exit, and farebox areas.
A second institutional argument (and one consistent with public choice) attributes transit inefficiency to an availability of federal DOT subsidies that make up farebox losses without regard to efficiency (Lave 1994; Cervero 1984).
So, I continued, you're deciding on the basis of your proximity to the farebox rather than somebody else's desperation.
By law, the agency received no subsidy from any level of government, and it continued to support itself from the farebox until the 1970s, longer than any other major mass transit agency.
This is due to differences in provincial policies on the portion of operating expenses to be covered by the farebox.