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Free fares for fellas threatens New York subways with ruin. A new podcast from Colin Flaherty.

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By Colin Flaherty | 29 September 2020

WHITE GIRL BLEED A LOT — Three years ago, New York stopped writing tickets for people who evaded fares on the subways.

People in the district attorney’s office and the subway authority were very explicit: 93 percent of the fare evaders were black or brown and that is not fair. So let’s just stop trying to catch people who do it.

Fare evasion exploded from 3 percent to at least 20 percent of riders. Costing the city millions of a dollars a week. […]

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1 Comment on Free fares for fellas threatens New York subways with ruin. A new podcast from Colin Flaherty.

  1. And so NYC will hit up the federal government to cover their losses for their mismanagement. This is the federal-municipal relationship. NYC is a parasite.

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