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PAID AREA

1. An area that a passenger may enter only after having paid a fare or with proper credentials. 2. The area in a station that is set off by barriers, rates, or other structures to permit ready access to transit…

PAID AREA TRANSFER

A transfer in a controlled area, within which all patrons will have paid a fare, that allows boarding of transit units (vehicle or trains) through all doors, without fare inspection. (TRB)

PAID TRANSFER

A transfer that requires an additional payment (transfer fee), either at the time of purchase or at the time of boarding another transit unit (vehicle or train). (TRB)