Thursday, February 28, 2008

Restraint of Trade

Public transit fares are left over from the time streetcars were privately owned and operated. Today fares are a diseconomic tariff that benefits the carbon and auto industries at the expense of business in general.

Public Transit Fares:
  • slow commerce
  • hurt small business
  • promote sprawl
  • clog the streets with cars
  • add to global warming
  • increase the need for oil wars
  • and many more ... [read]

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