If the SeaBus was cheaper do you think you’d ride more?

As TransLink mulls distance pricing and a host of other potential changes to its fare system, one thing is clear: taking the SeaBus could become much cheaper. The transit authority is seeking feedback on several options, including one where rapid transit trips, including SeaBus, would start at $2.20 for the first five kilometres. That means the three-kilometre trip from the Quay to Waterfront Station would be heavily reduced from its current $4.10 fare. But would a cheaper SeaBus get you riding more? And would it help fix the North Shore’s perennial traffic woes?

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