Fare-Free Public Transit at Universities

  title={Fare-Free Public Transit at Universities},
  author={Jeffrey R. Brown and Daniel Baldwin Hess and Donald C. Shoup},
  journal={Journal of Planning Education and Research},
  pages={69 - 82}
Universities and public transit agencies in the United States have together invented an arrangement—called Unlimited Ac-cess—that provides fare-free transit ser-vice for all students (and, on some campuses, faculty and staff as well). Unlimited Access is not free transit but is instead a new way to pay for it. The university pays the transit agency for all rides taken by eligible members of the campus community. This article evaluates the results of the Un-limited Access program at the… 

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