Monday, October 6, 2008


"A research group is looking into whether providing free public transportation would help solve Denmark's traffic problems.

In an attempt to control the nation's ever-worsening traffic congestion, the government has assigned a research group, the Danish Board of Technology (DBT), to find viable solutions to the problem, including the possibility of making public transportation free.

The operation and upkeep of the public transportation system costs an average of DKK 37 billion annually, while the Greater Copenhagen Authority (HUR) estimates a continued growth in traffic of 40 percent by 2015."

The whole article in The Copenhagen Post HERE

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