Should public transport be free? Join in/Stay tuned. (via World Streets / Open Edition)

Should public transport be free? Join in/Stay tuned. World Streets is pleased to announce publication in the weeks ahead of  a series of articles and other media to investigate this idea in-depth in these pages.  We would ask our readers to bear in mind that there is a great deal more to this idea, approach than may at first meet the eye. So let’s see what we get when we stretch our minds together on this perhaps surprisingly important and practical concept. If you have any thoughts on this we invite… Read More

via World Streets / Open Edition

About Eric Britton

Trained as a development economist in the doctoral program of the Graduate Faculty of Economics of Columbia University, Eric Britton is MD of EcoPlan International, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government, business and civil society on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, climate/energy strategies, social-technical change and sustainable development. His latest work focuses on the challenges of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions and find practical solutions to these issues. Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Development at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion, his forthcoming book, “CONTRADICTIONS: Toward a General Theory of Transport in Cities”, is being presented, discussed and critiqued in international conferences, master classes, peer reviews and media events over 2015. - - > More:
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