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OPAL: TriMet fare plan unfair to poorer bus riders

By Jonathan Ostar, Contributing Writer

Transit equity means identifying and prioritizing the needs of those who rely on transit the most. Fare increases and service cuts should always be a last resort, yet TriMet is proposing to increase fares, cut services and eliminate round-trip transfers to save money. These changes will hurt regular transit riders who depend on transit the most. Continue reading