Monday, July 15, 2013

Immediate benefits listed in press as Auckland considers #freetransit

Are Free Fares the White Knight for Transport in Auckland | Scoop News: "Some of the less direct benefits generally come from the fact that there is less cars on the road and can include:

No cash handling, faster boarding, plus, with fewer cars on the road:

  • Drastic decrease in emission of exhaust gases
  • Less noise
  • Less traffic jams
  • Better traffic safety
  • Enormous savings in energy and raw materials
  • Creation of new jobs
  • Efficient economical development
  • Considerably lower public and personal expenses
  • Empowering of social justice
  • Higher cultural dialogue
  • Creation of friendlier urban environment"

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