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Luxembourg makes public transport free

Deutsche Welle Saturday, 29 February 2020
Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to make public transport entirely free. The small EU hub aims to boost tram, train and bus usage and rid itself of traffic jams blamed on commuters using private cars.
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Luxembourg abolished fares for all trains, trams and buses on Saturday. According to Reuters, the government said it was a bid to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners. For people with low incomes or the minimum wage, for them it’s really substantial. Francois...

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