Fare Evasion Foofaraw

April 08, 2015

Until CKNW Radio and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation kicked up a fuss, TransLink collected fines from only 7,500 of more than 50,000 fare evasion tickets issued. TransLink blamed the B.C. government for a lack of legislation to pursue deadbeats, but hardly pushed Victoria for any changes. Once CKNW and the CTF jumped in, the government changed the rules within a month.


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