farebox


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farebox

(ˈfɛəˌbɒks)
n
a box with a slot at the top where money for the fare is placed, esp on a bus
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Through the diligent efforts of various MBTA departments, these new buses have now been updated with each bus including a retrofitted, modern farebox that accepts fares and passes stored on a CharlieCard beginning March 12 while also continuing to accept cash and CharlieTickets.
The overall operations have a very low farebox recovery rate, limiting the impact of the temporary closures and free rides provided during the fires.
Linked to this, whilst total Metro farebox is currently outperforming the 2015/16 level, it is below the budget established for this financial year.
Linked to this, while total Metro farebox is currently outperforming the 2015/16 level, it is below the budget that was established for this financial year.
2) Urban transit systems require direct subsidies from the fund to operate because farebox revenue (fares paid directly by transit users) does not typically cover operating costs, much less contribute to the substantial required capital costs.
Singapore is only one of two countries where the farebox recovery ratio is more than 100% (43).
So-called farebox revenue, generated from pay customers, is projected to increase from 1.
Cities, recognizing the value of mass transit, acquired the failing or bankrupt systems, but quickly found that revenue from the farebox would not support publicly owned transit systems.
With the replacement of People Mover's 18 year-old system, the new GFI Odyssey farebox will automatically validate and process coins, currency, magnetic farecards and smart cards, ensuring valid fares and payments are received.
The Thameslink franchise holder is already having to compete with the Midland mainline franchise holder for farebox revenue at Bedford, Luton and Luton Airport Parkway.
In transit systems which rely heavily for operating revenues on farebox recovery, management relies on front line workers collecting the fare.
Present JCB Card to the driver and drop a free ride coupon in the farebox when getting off the tram (normal fare HKD 2.