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MASTER CLASS: CAN FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SAVE OUR CITIES?

If you wish to sort out your thinking on the suddenly popular topic of free public transport, may we propose that you spend a lively half hour listening to an excellent Australian radio program on the topic — and listen to what experts like Judith, Oded, Gregory, Tony, Ansgar and Jarrett have to offer on this subject. 428 more words

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Free public transport now!

Poor Shane Ross. Offered the chance by Richard Boyd-Barrett to begin moving Ireland’s transport policy into the 21st century, he blew it with a short-sighted, idiotic answer to a parliamentary question. 530 more words

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Time to make bus travel free, says Friends of the Earth

By Ekklesia reporter. Feb 6, 2019 – http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/27675 

The latest government figures show that transport was the largest source of climate changing greenhouse gases in the UK. 977 more words

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Free for all: fare-free public transport is going places

At the end of 2018, the coalition government in Luxembourg announced plans to abolish charges for anyone using trains, trams and buses. Beginning next spring, public transport across the country will be free for all.  905 more words

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Free public transport is boon for the environment but it's no silver bullet

An optimal policy needs to carefully balance subsidies for public transport use with petrol taxes and investments in the public transport network

Current Affairs: When Luxembourg announced recently that all public transport in the country will be free from next year, this radical move was received with astonishment. 162 more words

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World Cities offering differing forms of "Free" "Public Transport"

Here is a list of cities around the world that currently providevarious forms of  public transport for free. This resource is extremely useful for researchers, and for further information on any of the indicated cities all you have to do is click the name and a summary follows. 768 more words

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FPT AND THE HIGH ART OF FREE-RIDING

Stockholm’s professional fare dodgers

For almost two decades a Swedish group of campaigners have defied authority and flipped the passenger-operator power balance by banding together to avoid fares. 1,878 more words

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