As Fare-Free Transit Catches On, Checking In On 5 Cities With Free Public Transit

  • Date: 09/21/2022

There’s no such thing as a free bus. But these five cities are among those offering free public transportation. How is it working out?

Fare-free public transit is having a moment — with coverage from Freakonomics to Wired to Slate to right here at Next City. And while some experts are skeptical about the benefits, cities — and even states — are forging ahead with their own fare-free experiments, including Boston, Kansas City and Denver.

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