Shooting for Free Transit

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“If the bus to work or play was free, would you leave your car at home? Would it be worth paying $150 more in property taxes?”

Those are questions being asked in Hamilton, where Councillor Sam Merulla is calling for free transit (‘Free transit? Merulla shoots for the stars‘; Hamilton Spectator; 2007/12/19).

Click HERE to read the Councillor’s motion.

Good for you Sam! It’s something that I’ve been promoting for +20 years.

Links:
The Kheel Plan for Balancing Free Transit…
2005/02/16 – FMBS: Cashless public transit?
2005/02/24 – FMBS: the LTC response…
2005/09/16 – FMBS: LFP poll re public transit
2007/03/20 – FMBS: Transportation choices & their true cost
2007/04/16 – FMBS: Cheap cars are a hoax
2007/12/18 – Hall Marks: Free transit?
2007/12/19 – Hamilton Spectator: Who else does it?
2007/12/27 – Hamilton Spectator: Free-ride proposal makes sense

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