Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Advocates argue free transit benefits us all

Georgia Straight: "“This antiquated method of letting everybody buy all this car insurance and pay for the maintenance of their car and drive in congestion and spend hundreds of millions of hours wasted away from your personal life because you’re spending so much time travelling in gridlock, it’s insane,” Bachar told the Straight in a phone interview from Los Angeles."

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1 comment:

  1. If we stopped subsidizing the costs of all the negative externalities in using a car, charging each driver according for the amount of use it makes of the car, we could apply those resources to subsidize free public transit, and probably will have a surplus for active transportation.