Why are free public transport initiatives gaining ground?

Maxime Huré | Political scientist
26 June 2018

In France, as is the case around the world, a growing number of cities have opted to launch free public transport initiatives. Why did they decide to offer free public transport? How do they finance it? Maxime Huré, lecturer in political science at the University of Perpignan, shares his views on the topic


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