The free ride could soon be over for Dallas Streetcar passengers, Dallas City Council members said Monday.
Members of the council’s Mobility, Infrastructure and Sustainability Committee expressed support for a fare on the Dallas Streetcar, which is operated in partnership with Dallas Area Rapid Transit. But the council members said their support isn’t about money generated by a fare — the revenue would only cover a small portion of the streetcar’s annual cost — but, rather, a matter of fairness.
"Everyone else who rides a DART bus or a DART rail pays a fare," said Sandy Greyson, who represents Far North Dallas. "It seems to me if people are riding the streetcar, they should pay a fare."
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