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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

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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

CURRENT AFFAIRS

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. 498 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. 528 more words

Commentaries

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. 1,047 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.  916 more words

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