USC Price School of Public Policy

Moore suggests lowering bus fares to improve Metro ridership

November 10, 2017

The Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by James Moore of the USC Price school on how the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority can address declining ridership on the county’s public transit lines. “If we expand and improve [bus service], and reduce fares, transit ridership will increase again, quickly, better serving the low-income riders Metro has been mostly ignoring,” he wrote.