I agree. Either that or Proof-of-Payment machines like the ones used for +SBS. But either way something has to be done asap about it.
Ugh. You sound like VG8.
In any case, POP would likely be cheaper than turnstiles, since you have a lot of stations with very low usage (especially towards the southern end of the line). But the thing is that you might not get that much revenue when you consider the cost of the fare inspectors. I mean, a good portion of the riders get off at St. George and Tompkinsville, and a lot of the other riders are transferring to buses. (And aside from that, it would mean all that money spent on installing turnstiles at Tompkinsville would be wasted)
Well it seems like they are going to install turnstiles at Grasmere once it's rebuilt. They are also considering putting them at Eltingville.
It seems like it would complicate matters, though. I mean, if somebody's traveling between Eltingville and Tompkinsville, then you have to program it not to take off an extra fare.
Last time I checked I believe five other stations are getting rehabbed as well. I believe they are also rehabbing the bridge that passes over the unbuilt Willowbrook Parkway Extension.
Where is that? Great Kills?
They did collect tickets (or if not fares) before on board the SIROTA, but stopped doing it and gave people a free ride except St. George (And now Tompskin)
You guys do realize you have to pay to leave at Tomkins and St. George too right?
It's Tompkinsville, not Tomkins.