Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Will Better Cities Copycat KCMO???

Another think piece about our freebie transit effort that effort to make this town "un-fare" for all . . . Checkit:

One U.S. city is making its bus system free. Will others follow suit?

This story is part of a group of stories called During testimony in 1979 to Congress, John Simpson of the American Public Transit Association described buses as "the backbone of [America's] transit systems." Even then, when buses carried more than two-thirds of transit riders, Simpson hinted at a bleak future for public transportation, one driven by a lack of government investment.

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