Friday, January 31, 2014

#Freetransit advocate Bloomberg is UN #climatechange envoy, will he keep silent?

If you were to design the ultimate system, you would have mass transit be free and charge an enormous amount for cars. - Bloomberg
Former NYC mayor Bloomberg has said three times on radio that free public transit is "the perfect system." That was back in 2007. Since then he has been less outspoken. He has an international audience now, will he speak up?
U.N. appoints former NYC Mayor Bloomberg cities, climate change envoy | Reuters: "(Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as his special envoy for cities and climate change, in a bid to build momentum ahead of a planned U.N. summit meeting in September."
Read more on NYC free transit advocacy
streetsblog
free transit politicians
Ted Kheel's site
Kheel letter to Bloomberg
free transit New York

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