As Sound Transit Weighs Future of Fare Ambassador Program, Data Shows History of Racial Disparities in Fare Enforcement

This month, the Sound Transit Board is set to review its new Fare Ambassador pilot, which replaced the widely criticized fare enforcement program. According to Sound Transit spokesperson Rachelle Cunningham, the Fare Ambassador pilot has halted fines and criminal charges for riders failing to pay fares. Ambassadors wear blue vests instead of┬ásecurity uniforms and attempt … Continue reading As Sound Transit Weighs Future of Fare Ambassador Program, Data Shows History of Racial Disparities in Fare Enforcement