By Barrier Free Japan
March 20 2023
JAPAN – East Japan Railway Co, or JR East, Tokyo Metro Co. and other railway operators raised their regular fares for train services in Tokyo and neighboring prefectures by 10 yen.
The Transport Ministry has set up a new system to add to fares “barrier-free fees” to be shouldered by passengers to accelerate efforts to install platform doors and other facilities.
Episode Notes: https://barrierfreejapan.com/2023/03/18/tokyo-area-train-fares-raised-by-10-yen-a-barrier-free-fee-to-improve-accessibility/
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