The Tallinn experiment: What happens when a city makes public transport free?

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Since Estonia’s capital started providing free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a €20m a year profit each year. But has the scheme achieved its ambitions of reducing traffic and saving people money?

Period11 Oct 2016

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Media coverage

  • TitleThe Tallinn experiment: What happens when a city makes public transport free?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outlettheguardian
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1 pag
    CountryNetherlands
    Date11/10/16
    DescriptionSince Estonia’s capital started providing free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a €20m a year profit each year. But has the scheme achieved its ambitions of reducing traffic and saving people money?
    Producer/Authordoor de redactie
    URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/oct/11/tallinn-experiment-estonia-public-transport-free-cities
    PersonsO. Cats