Should Public Transit Be Free?

Accessible and affordable public transit boosts economic opportunity and social mobility. And it’s good for the environment. So, why don’t more cities make it free for everyone? Excellent Freakonomics episode on the pros and cons, with examples from large cities that have tried it.

From Weekly Filet #469, in December 2023.

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