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Sound Transit goes all-in on a gentler kind of fare enforcement

Sound Transit goes all-in on a gentler kind of fare enforcement

Sep. 2, 2022 at 6:00 am Updated Sep. 2, 2022 at 6:55 pm After two years of not enforcing payment, Sound Transit will bring back spot checks of passengers by deploying “fare ambassadors” who educate nonpaying riders and issue lighter penalties — a new strategy leaders...

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