14 Jul '11, 10am

Would u trade in your car for a lifetime of free bus rides? Fare Trade: Lifetime Bus Pass for Your Car

Would u trade in your car for a lifetime of free bus rides? Fare Trade: Lifetime Bus Pass for Your Car

Would it work in the U.S.? For one thing America’s attitude toward the use of public transportation is far different from the European approach. America’s love-affair with the auto and addiction to oil would make prying fingers from beloved steering wheels in exchange for the privilege of riding a bus a very tough sell. In addition many state and local jurisdictions currently are battling budget woes and cutting back on transit services, so offering free rides would be another difficult proposition in that climate.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/07/fare-trade-cars-lifet...

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