Mon, 01/30/2023 - 9:00am to 10:00am
While other cities, like Kansas City and Olympia, have abolished fares on public transport, TriMet is poised to approve a substantial fare hike in the Portland metro area. Patricia Kullberg talks with economist Mary King and OPAL Enviornmental Justice organizer Ellie Gluhosky about the many community benefits of zero-fare policies and how implementing free public transport is surprisingly feasible.
Trimet Bus in Downtown Portland: Photo by Steve Morgan; licensed through Creative Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Steve_Morgan
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