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The free rides may be over on the Orange Line, the Valley busway that suffers from a shockingly high rate of fare evasion. Metro is adding new signs that remind riders to tap their transit cards before entering buses, as well as deploying extra LA County Sheriffs deputies to make sure everyone's paying up. An initial study in December found 22 percent of riders weren't paying their fare, but subsequent studies found that rate dropping, likely from beefed up police patrolling. [The Source]