Mother fined $219 for not paying bus fare with exact change

16 August 2013Reading

CBC News:

When Pauline Tantost was kicked off a Montreal city bus last week for not paying her fare with exact change, she was shocked. And then a transit inspector handed her a ticket with a $219 fine for not paying her fare.

A little bit of discretion on the part of the transit inspectors would have gone a long way here.