Why Metro Systems Can Increase Their Climate Disaster Resilience by Being Less Dependent on Rider Fees
“Why can metro systems increase their climate disaster resilience by being less dependent on rider fees?”
Climate disasters often force massive amounts of people to leave an urban area. This will cause metro ridership to plummet, decreasing ticket sales. While this will lead to a decrease in system revenue, if the financing model is only lightly dependent on ticket sales then its damage will be minimized. This is Why Being Metro Systems Can Increase Their Climate Disaster Resilience by Being Less Dependent on Rider Fees.