Port Authority administrators are reviewing the agency’s proposed policy to use armed officers to enforce fare payment when the light-rail system goes cashless early next year.

The announcement Friday that the agency is reviewing other enforcement options came after a broader coalition of groups renewed the call for the authority to use civilian fare checkers and treat nonpayment as a civil matter rather than a criminal offense. More than 15 speakers at the authority board’s monthly meeting called for the change, as speakers have at every meeting since February.

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