Proposals to decriminalize fare dodging gather steam, as 1,000s sit in jail

Proposals to decriminalize fare dodging gather steam, as 1,000s sit in jail

North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and Berlin are deliberating whether to decriminalize fare dodging. Advocates say it would free up the legal system to tackle serious crime, but transport companies are far from happy.

New Berlin justice minister wants fare-dodgers to ‘clean up schools’

New Berlin justice minister wants fare-dodgers to ‘clean up schools’

Public transport fare dodgers face fine hike

Public transport fare dodgers face fine hike

Should fines rise for fare dodgers?

Should fines rise for fare dodgers?

Public transport fare dodging an ‘epidemic’

Public transport fare dodging an ‘epidemic’

Fugitive fare dodger captured on foot at Polish border

Fugitive fare dodger captured on foot at Polish border