EDITORIAL: Crack down on fare evaders

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-crack-down-on-fare-evaders

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

TTC fare evasion is staggering — an estimated $70.3 million annually and rising. But it’s nothing new. Last year, the city auditor general, using a different methodology, estimated the loss at $65.5 million. Realistically it’s impossible to get fare evasion down to zero, as opposed to the 5.7% of riders who do it now, including almost 16% on streetcars. But there are things that can be done to lower it.