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Rick Halvorsen

  • A recent study of RTA’s fares showed low-income and minority passengers are not using weekly and monthly passes that might save them more money. The reason could be economics, says a consultant for LTK Engineering, which conducted the survey. Riders don’t have enough money to cover the one-time cost that offers a long-term discount, so they’re opting for daily passes that cost more in the long run, Rick Halvorsen speculated at an Aug. 6 transit board meeting.