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  • Tallinn becomes “capital of free public transport”

    17/06/13

    Tallinn becomes “capital of free public transport”
    On 1 January 2013, Tallinn, Estonia became the first European capital to extend free public transport to all of its residents. The results so far have been encouraging. The Tallinn authorities believe that, if done right, free public transport schemes can encourage a shift from cars to buses and trams, can cut congestion and traffic emissions, and can boost economic development.

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