Fake cards account for 40% of Barcelona’s fare evasion
People travelling without a valid ticket costed the Barcelona operator TMB 9.6 million euros in 2017

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Fare evasion in public transport caused a loss of 9.6 million euros to the operator Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) in 2017. Almost half of this cost was due to passengers sneaking into the metro with fake cards. According to the estimates of the consortium Autoritat de Transport Metropolità (ATM), around 22,200 trips were...

The psychology behind fare evasion
A recent study identifies four types of fare dodgers: Accidental, 'It’s not my fault', Calculated risk-takers and Career evaders

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Fare evasion – or traveling without a valid ticket- is a problem for many public transport operators around the world. It undermines the viability of public transport, causes financial losses that amount to millions yearly, and can lead to feelings of unfairness and lack of safety among paying passengers. A study carried out in...

TRAINSFARE: Smart tool to protect public transport revenues, assets, passengers and mobility
AWAAIT's European Commission funded project aimed at tackling fare evasion

DETECTOR, the tool behind TRAINSFARE DETECTOR, the tool behind TRAINSFARE

Fare evasion is the act of traveling on public transport without a valid ticket. Either by not paying at all or only paying partial fares. This practice is a problem in many public transport systems around the world. Not only does it create a feeling of unfairness and insecurity among paying passengers, but it...