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'''Public Transportation''' is transport that organised for the general public, i.e. everyone.   
 
'''Public Transportation''' is transport that organised for the general public, i.e. everyone.   
  
The most efficient public transport system is Free Public Transport. This is public transport that is in principle accessible for everyone.
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The most efficient public transport system is Free Public Transport (Zero fare). This is public transport that is in principle accessible for everyone. Free public transport would be a basic service in a [[shareconomy]].
  
 
==World-Wide==
 
==World-Wide==
In certain parts of [[Belgium]] bus and tram are free of use. In most countries around the world, people pay to make use of public transport. In some countries public transport are run by private companies, that are regulated by state-laws and service-levels.  
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* Wikipedia has a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Towns_and_cities_with_zero-fare_transport list of cities] that offer free (zero-fare) public service
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* In certain parts of [[Belgium]] bus and tram are free of use. In most countries around the world, people pay to make use of public transport. In some countries public transport are run by private companies, that are regulated by state-laws and service-levels. The most well-known example is [[Hasselt]].
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* In several cities and regions in [[The Netherlands]] there are experiments to make public transport free, such as [[Tilburg]]. In [[Hilversum]] local buses are free on Saturday's. Wikipedia has a [http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gratis_openbaar_vervoer#Nederlandse_initiatieven list of examples] in Dutch
  
 
==Campaigns==
 
==Campaigns==
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* [[Cars]]
 
* [[Cars]]
 
* [[Bikes]]
 
* [[Bikes]]
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* {{Template:Wikipedia|Zero-fare_public_transport|Zero Fare public transport}}
  
 
[[Category:Transport]]
 
[[Category:Transport]]

Latest revision as of 01:32, 12 January 2009

Public Transportation is transport that organised for the general public, i.e. everyone.

The most efficient public transport system is Free Public Transport (Zero fare). This is public transport that is in principle accessible for everyone. Free public transport would be a basic service in a shareconomy.

World-Wide

  • Wikipedia has a list of cities that offer free (zero-fare) public service
  • In certain parts of Belgium bus and tram are free of use. In most countries around the world, people pay to make use of public transport. In some countries public transport are run by private companies, that are regulated by state-laws and service-levels. The most well-known example is Hasselt.
  • In several cities and regions in The Netherlands there are experiments to make public transport free, such as Tilburg. In Hilversum local buses are free on Saturday's. Wikipedia has a list of examples in Dutch

Campaigns

See also