TTC loses more than $70M in revenue because of fare evasion: study

A done study by the TTC’s audit, risk and compliance (ARC) department reveals the TTC lost more than $70 million in 2019 because of fare evasion.

The ARC worked with the Transit Enforcement Unit for six weeks in November 2019 and found the overall average fare evasion rate across the TTC is estimated to be 5.7 per cent or $73.5 million.

“The numbers that are coming forward are worse than we anticipated. This is an issue,” said Councillor Brad Bradford who is a TTC board member.

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