Thursday, May 19, 2011

Vienna Greens want free public transport for unemployed

Vienna public transport price reform ahead - Politics News - Austrian Independent Online News - English Newspaper: "Before the Greens agreed on a coalition cooperation with the Viennese Social Democrats after last year’s election, the left-wing party called for free public transport tickets for unemployed residents of the city.
...Häupl ruled out that the price for an annual public transport pass will be slashed to 100 Euros for everybody. The Greens – who are headed by Vice Mayor Maria Vassilakou – demanded such drastic price reductions "