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Public transport should be FREE!

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Butterscotch, Feb 4, 2003.

  1. Butterscotch

    Butterscotch New Jack

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    Public transport should be FREE!

    Discussion started by Butterscotch - Feb 4, 2003

    With public transport supporting jobs, health and education in so many nations it should be the governments reponsability to provid a FREE service for the citizens not old enough to obtain a license, to old to drive, not able to afford vehicle and not willing to pollute the atmosphere, to enable those to mobilize them selves to participate in the comunitity.

    Do you agree?

    Privitisation is the wrong way to run the complex logisticts of a city, especially when there is no way the company can prophit, I'd rather pay one doller more in tax than risk a fine from a conglomerate!
     
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  2. bodice_ripper

    bodice_ripper 12oz Elite Member

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    bodice_ripper - Replied Feb 4, 2003

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!


    A PINKO!!!!!

    KILL IT! KILL IT!
     
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  3. Dr. Dazzle

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    The whole reason we moved to Canada was because nearly all of Britain's public sectors were being privatized. Now that shit is starting to happen here, and Britain is is (well, at least on the way to being) back like it was.....

    The ironing is delicious......
     
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  4. --zeSto--

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    --zeSto-- - Replied Feb 4, 2003

    I'm a big fan of public transport.

    I suppose that the transport I see is a little different that what otehrs might deal with.
    Here my route is filled with all types of people, but a huge chunk of it is young, semi-professional girls.
    Hell, I've picked up on the streetcar before.

    but really.... Ride a bike !
     
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  5. metallix

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    metallix - Replied Feb 4, 2003

    public transportation is convenient, and relaxing. driving is stress. unless you drive for pleasure. driving costs mad loot. public transportation i vote for overwhelmingly in favor of it.
     
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  6. me IS cool

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    me IS cool - Replied Feb 4, 2003

    There's a little bus service run by my city and all they would charge was $0.25 and you could go anywhere within town limits.
     
  7. spec

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    spec - Replied Feb 4, 2003

    even if the government provided it for us we'd be paying through taxes, so those who don't use it would still be paying. I use public transportation and it'd be ncie if they made it cheaper, but i doubt it'll ever happen
     
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    sneak - Replied Feb 4, 2003

    boogie hands?
     
  9. Bellbeefer

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    free public transportation ....... is the only way to travel.
     
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  10. Dirty_habiT

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    I just typed this and pressed the reply button and BAM.
     
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  11. Butterscotch

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    Butterscotch - Replied Feb 5, 2003

    I saw a dead guy on the train the other day, he was fucked up.
     
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    ana - Replied Feb 5, 2003

    Free public transport all the way. I've had to turn down well paying, interesting jobs because I can't get there by public transport. Never mind bus tickets went up for the 3rd time in as many years on Sat. Grrrr...
    I don't understand the whole trying to make profit on public transport, healthcare, seniors homes etc... It just seems so immoral to try and make money off something that is necessary for people. Healthcare, public transport, seniors care etc... is too important to be left in the hands of companies whose only care is to make money.
     
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  13. When

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    When - Replied Feb 5, 2003

    the bus is a dollar here
    it might have gone up recently but even a dollar is expensive as is
     
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    Butterscotch - Replied Feb 5, 2003

    I pay 300 bucks a year for train tram and bus ticket and have for 3 years ($900), one of my mates never does and in 6 years has only been fined twice ($200 bucks all up). Why the fuck am i paying for tickets??????
     
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    When - Replied Feb 5, 2003

    here you can get monthly passes for 20 bucks or so
     
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