Kids from 6 to 12 should have Presto card to ride transit for free, TTC says

via CBC

Children between age six and 12 should have a Presto card while riding Toronto Transit Commission subways, streetcars and buses — although they can already hop on and off for free without the card, the transit agency says.

The move aims to prepare riders for the elimination of fare collectors in TTC stations by mid-2019, said spokesperson Heather Brown. The aisles will be "barricaded off," forcing children to enter stations using the Presto machines, she told CBC Toronto.

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