Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Estonia - Reaction to attack on transit

“I call the idea to save money on the expense of public transport to be the most idiotic thing someone could come up with in the middle of a fuel crisis,” said the chairman of the trade union, Peep Peterson according to

He added that elsewhere public transport is strongly supported in order to limit the use of fuel and by that make the price shock a bit more bearable.

“Estonian government, however, seems to want to tie all national funds together with a pink ribbon and offer them as a sacrifice to the oil kings in Siberia....