28 January 2013

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Estonia: Tallinn makes public transport free to cut pollution

Tallinn is the first EU capital to offer its residents free public transport, and though the move aimed at driving down car pollution is proving popular, visitors feel let down and others are accusing City Hall of a campaign gimmick. Since the start of the year, hopping on a bus, tram or trolleybus has become a fare-free proposition for Tallinn's 420,000 residents. All they must do is validate a special pass proving they are eligible.






Tallinn makes public transport free to cut pollution (via AFP)
Tallinn is the first EU capital to offer its residents free public transport, and though the move aimed at driving down car pollution is proving popular, visitors feel let down and others are accusing City Hall of a campaign gimmick. Since the start of the year, hopping on a bus, tram or trolleybus…



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