Free/Subsidized Parking and Transit Subsidies

Interesting article at Citylab on parking and transit subsidies in the US. It’s definitely a good study in human behaviour. Apparently, the “fairness” of  transit subsidies that match parking subsidies given to employees does not really pan out.

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UBC West Parkade (image from m.vancouver2014.ubc.ca)

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The good and bad of U-Pass

I think the general impression of the U-Pass is a positive one.  Who could argue with giving post-secondary students cheaper access to transit?  Not many.  I personally would love it if I were a student.  I wish I had something similar for work.  [There is the Commuter Pass for some companies, but my workplace is too small for that and doesn’t qualify.] So what could … Continue reading The good and bad of U-Pass