Of course they don't like the idea of increasing the fare - why not let someone else pay for it!! why should others who drive and pay for insurance have to pay for those who ride the bus. They already save by not having to pay insurance. Here we go again, those who are working hard to get ahead have to support others that may not make as much or don't work at all. I would gladly help someone I knew pay for their travel if needed, but I want to be sure I am not paying for someone who can work but chooses not to,( I should have that option) -- or decides to spend their money on electronic games and sophisticated phones -- instead of paying their way for travel and living expenses. I am astonished by the number of people with food stamps that have a super-sophisticated phone and are texting a mile a minute - I'm lucky I can afford one with a camera !! I guess it's all about priorities.
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