TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 101: Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Transit Systems highlights the experiences of public transit agencies that have planned, implemented, and operated fare-free transit systems.
The report focuses on public transit agencies that are either direct recipients or subrecipients of federal transit grants and that furnish fare-free services to everyone in a service area on every mode provided.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2012. Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Transit Systems. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/22753.
|Chapter One - Introduction
|Chapter Two - Literature Review
|Chapter Three - Survey Results: Public Transit Systems That Have Implemented Fare-Free Service
|Chapter Four - Case Studies
|Chapter Five - Conclusions
|Appendix A - Questionnaire/Survey Instrument
|Appendix B - Contact Information for Public Transit Systems That Have Implemented Totally Fare-Free Policies
|Appendix C - Annotated Bibliography
|Appendix D - Local Ordinance Governing Rider Behavior on a Fare-Free System
|Appendix E - Summary of Survey Results
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