"Commute cheaters" cost the Bay Area astonishing amount of money

There are all sorts of ways to cheat the system...

You can sneak onto a train without buying a ticket, use so-called "paper plates" to avoid paying tolls at bridges, even fraudulently use disabled placards to park for free.

These are all methods highlighted in a new Mercury News report that conservatively estimates Bay Area transportation agencies lose $60 MILLION per year to folks who don't follow the rules.


That said, some possible solutions to the problem are coming soon, and outlined HERE.