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TransLink cracks down on fare cheats

Posted on September 4, 2012

VANCOUVER — A new law is making it easier for TransLink transit police to crack down on fare evaders, giving them more authority to issue and collect escalating fines, CBCnews.ca reported.

Both transit police and transit security will now be able to issue fare evasion tickets. Tickets will still start at $173, but will increase to $213 if unpaid after six months and to $273 if the fine isn't paid after one year. TransLink will also be able to send unpaid tickets to collection agencies. People who don’t pay could risk losing renewal or issue of a driver's license or vehicle registration. The agency is also installing new fare gates at transit stations in 2013. For the full story, click here.

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