Opinions and Decisions of the Railroad Commission Volume 13
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ...from Oklahoma and Howell to Tippecanoe, and the second from the latter point to the end of the line. This will increase the fares to Tippecanoe proper by 2 cts., as Tippecanoe is situated near the southern boundary of the first copper zone. Subuhban Petitions. In, the matters o.f 0. It. Tower and Allan D. Steame vs. The Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, prayer is made that the single fare limits on the West Allis-Burnham line be extended from 51st aveuue to 62nd avenue. In this decision authorizing uniform suburban fares the present charges are reduced as cited previously both in the first and second zone on the Burnham line, with flip exception of a one-half cent inv. 13--32 crease over the present commutation fare within the second zone. Under this revised system of fares the extension of single fare limits is not as urgent as under the present system, because of the fact that patrons riding short distances within the suburban zone will pay a fare approximately proportionate to the length of haul, thus causing less discrimination. However, in the interests of a uniform policy upon the lines serving West Allis as regards single fare limits, it is recommended that the present single fare limits upon the West Allis-Buriiham line be extended from 51st avenue to 62ml avenue. The extension of the single fare limits to C2nd avenue on the three lines serving West Allis causes this city to be divided into part Milwaukee urban and part suburban territory. The charge for a local ride, therefore, ranges from 4 to 9 cts. under the system of rates authorized herein. This is only a slight improvement over the present fares where the maximum charge for a local ride is 10 cts. In view of the condition cited it is further recommended that the companies provide ...