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Op-ed: Morten Lange (Iceland) in response to Free Public Transport?

Hello Eric, Thanks for forwarding the short reply by Lloyd Wright on Free Public Transit to the list.  It made me think: Hmm possibly the comparison of Free Public Transit  to public spaces that are generally open to use by the population free of charge is a strong, valid point.   855 more words

Op-Eds

Op-ed: LLoyd Wright In Response to Free Public Transport?

Following up on Simon Norton comments here of 2016/08/07

“Public Space” is generally mostly free. This includes footpaths, parks, and town squares. If one advocates charging for public transport, it would seem most of the same arguments would apply to public space. 501 more words

Contributors

Op-ed: In Response to Free Public Transport?

Simon Norton comments: Submitted on 2016/08/07

There are 2 overriding arguments for free transport:

  1. It avoids the cost (in both person power and time) of fare collection.
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Politics

Free Public Transport? Hmm, are you quite sure?

There are a good number of proponents around the world — politicians and activists for the most part —  supporting the idea that public transport should be free. 2,741 more words

2016

Free Public Transport? Hmm, are you quite sure?

There are a good number of proponents around the world — politicians and activists for the most part —  supporting the idea that public transport should be free. 2,729 more words

2016

Free Public Transport Bill Sparks Heated Debate

By Jamal Ben Haddou

Youth parliamentarians have paved the way for a more evenhanded public transport system after unanimously passing a bill that exempts disadvantaged students from public transport fees. 331 more words

Youth Parliament