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Auditor: Most RapidRide Fare Evasion Tickets Go Unpaid

Simone Alicea
A King County Metro RapidRide B Line bus approaches a station. A recent auditor's report showed fare evasion citations often go unpaid.

If you ride King County Metro’s RapidRide bus lines, you might have seen fare enforcement officers in action. They sometimes board the long buses, checking to make sure people have paid their due.

A new report from the King County Auditor’s Office has shed some light on how those fares are enforced. One finding: Most fare evasion citations go unpaid. Reporter Josh Kelety covered this issue for the Federal Way Mirror. He spoke to KNKX’s All Things Considered.

Ed Ronco is a former KNKX producer and reporter and hosted All Things Considered for seven years.