Saturday, October 23, 2010
Is Free Public Transportation Sustainable? -- Beijing Review: "Ever wished public transportation was free? Well, if you're in Changning City, central China's Hunan Province, your wish just came true. Starting from July 1 , local residents and visitors enjoy a free ride along the city's three public transportation lines and the government has allocated 7 million yuan ($1 million) to facilitate the initiative.
According to the local media, on the first day of the free public bus service, passenger numbers jumped by over 60 percent."
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