With Fare Evasion Rampant in Bronx, Will ‘Eagle’ Teams Be Enough to Clamp Down?

Nearly two years after the MTA resumed collecting fares on buses following a pandemic pause, close to one third of all passengers citywide are not paying for rides, agency data reveals, with more than half in The Bronx riding for free. “I do it myself — it’s like ‘Follow the Leader,’” Wayne Murphy, 60, told …

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