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Free Public Transport - Future-Oriented or Illusory?

An interview with Monica Semedo, MEP from Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, public transport became completely free of charge on 1st March. We spoke with Monica Semedo, MEP from Luxembourg and member of the ruling “Democratic Party” about the project. 681 more words

EU Agenda

More passengers with free bus!

Luxembourg recently became the first country in the world to make all it’s public transportation free. This is done to improve the environment and cutting congestion, but it is also a social measure – to stop the widening gap between rich and poor. 295 more words

Public Transport

Luxembourg becomes the first country to offer free public transport to all

Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to abolish fares on public transport so passengers travel free.

Citizens, expatriates and visitors can now enjoy permanent free travel throughout the Grand Duchy. 184 more words

Rosa Medea

Delhi Government’s proposal to provide free public transport for women in DTC buses and Delhi Metro

The line that separates Akbar from Tughlaq

The Delhi Government’s proposal to make metro and bus services free for women can at best be wrapped in Sidonie’s famous quote “You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.” But, the even before one warps their head around this idea, one can feel a sort of déjà vu with a similar announcement made in late 2016- Demonetisation. 1,035 more words


Where are the funds? Free public transport has appeal but doesn't add up 

The biggest drawback to free public transport schemes is the lack of funds from fares to cover maintenance and upgrades.

The idea of free public transport has clear appeal. 380 more words