Friday, October 26, 2012

'Free' Public Transport - Tallinn's View | News | ERR

'Free' Public Transport - Tallinn's View | News | ERR: "In Tallinn, most CO2 comes from cars. We know that only 6 percent comes from public transportation, meaning buses, and 60 percent from cars. In Europe they want to reduce CO2 output by 20 percent by the year 2020. If we also want meet this target in Tallinn, [...] we have to deal with the cars. Maybe we can reduce it by this 20 percent. "

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Monday, October 8, 2012

News from Belarus - Businessman campaigns for free bus rides

Pickets for free public transport banned - Charter'97 :: News from Belarus - Belarusian News - Republic of Belarus - Minsk: "“I planned to carry out a picket on October 7. I wanted to inform people about creating an initiative group in Baranavichy to collect signatures for free rides for schoolchildren if they use public transport to get to elective classes and hobby groups after school,” Mikalai Charnavus says. “I think we'll find ways how to attract people to create this initiative group and collect enough signatures.”"

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

People of Spain reject austerity

Austerity is presented to us an economic solution. Actually it is not an economic policy at all, it is just the billionaires scooping up social capital as a cheap asset to consolidate their power. People all over the world are not falling for the phony conflation of public and private debt. Instead of bailing out banks, we could make public transit fare-free and create beautiful car-free cities.