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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework B-16 ☐ At the farebox ☐ Automatic Passengers Counters (APCs) ☐ Manual ride checks on a sampling of trips ☐ Other Click or tap here to enter text.
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework B-17 Operational and Capital Impacts 76. Will the transit agency make any changes to service because of fare-free service?
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework B-18 ☐ Yes, other additional vehicles ☐ No ☐ Not sure If yes, how many additional vehicles (of each type)
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework B-19 ☐ No change in ridership ☐ Decrease in ridership ☐ Not sure By how much? An estimate is fine.
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework B-20 Agency NOT Considering, Studying, or Implementing Fare-Free Service 89. Has your agency ever offered full or partial fare-free service?
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework B-21 94. What would be helpful tools to assist in the evaluation and implementation process for moving to fare-free service?
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework C-1 Appendix C Community Representative Interview Methodology and Results Methodology The project team conducted interviews with staff from community-based organizations and transit advocacy groups to gather information on perspectives of fare-free transit from various transit stakeholders. Additionally, the project team solicited feedback on how transit agencies can integrate community representative feedback into the fare-free transit evaluation process.
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework C-2 serves as an advocate and partner to various local community organizations advocating for transportation equity and mobility justice. Following the interviews with TEN member organizations, the project team organized interviews with community-based organizations and transit advocacy groups in other cities across the country.
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework C-3  In Richmond, fare-free transit would be beneficial for all riders due to large population of low-income residents in the city. Balance of Service Quality and Affordability  Some advocates shared concerns that fare-free transit would lead to funding shortages at transit agencies which could result in lower transit service quality.
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework C-4  When soliciting feedback about fare-free transit from stakeholders and the public, advocates believed it was important to make people aware of the potential trade-offs at the transit agency.  It may be difficult to gauge whether riders prefer fare-free transit or improved service quality.
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... Fare-Free Transit Evaluation Framework D-1 Appendix D References 1 Smerk, George M "Urban Mass Transportation: From Private to Public to Privatization." Transportation Journal 26, no.

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