Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Prague to reduce transportation costs

The Voice of Prague: "Prague, Feb. 17 (ČTK) — Prague will lower the price of the annual public transport pass from 4,750 Kč to 3,650 Kč as from July, while parents with children under three years and dogs will travel free of charge, the Prague councilors decided today, and a well-informed source confirmed to the Czech News Agency.

Other types of fares will not change."

Monday, February 9, 2015

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Co.Exist : "After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn't make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn't just the smog or the traffic deaths; in a city, cars aren't even a convenient way to get around."

Monday, February 2, 2015

Two-day protest campaign begins against increase in public transportation fares in Riga, Latvia

Baltic-course.com : "A two-day protest campaign against the increase in public transportation fares in Riga takes place on February 1 and 2, according to the ''Facebook'' page of the group ''Pret Rigas domes cenu paaugstinasanu Rigas sabiedriskaja transporta" (Against Riga City Council's fare increase for Riga public transportation), cites LETA."