Just in time for the Link fare change debate, Reece Martin at RMTransit weighs in on zone-based, distance-base, and flat fares. Martin digs into the differences between them, how transit systems across the globe use them, and why it all matters.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.