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The July start for TriMet’s new low-income fare reduces barriers to public transit making access to the system affordable for those struggling financially.

The July start for TriMet’s new low-income fare reduces barriers to public transit making access to the system affordable for those struggling financially.

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Low Income Fares Begin

Adults who qualify pay half the cost

Some good news on affordability for public transit this month as new low-income fares went into effect for qualified adult riders on TriMet and new governmental agreements mean many Portland area high school students will again ride free when classes start back in the fall.