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Mont. bus service to operate fare-free

Posted on August 14, 2014

Courtesy Mountain Line
Courtesy Mountain Line
MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula Urban Transportation District (Mountain Line) has announced the Zero-Fare demonstration project, which will last at least three years, KPAX News reported.

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Beginning on Jan. 5, Missoula will join nearly 40 other U.S. cities running zero-fare transit. It expected the program will increase ridership by 45%, reduce operating costs, and speed-up boarding times, according to the report.

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