Member in the Spotlight: In Tallinn, residents travel for free
The fare-free concept is accompanied by considerable investments in the public transport system, like 20 new EURO 6 buses and 24 hybrid buses and during 2015-2016, there will be 20 new trams. Additionally, public transport priority system has been introduced, dedicating lanes for public transport, as well as real time information for public transport.
The fare-free PT concept was based on the model of the Chinese city Chengdu and active exchanges have been performed ever since.
Read here about the way Tallinn introduced free transit in the city.
This insight has been published in the 'Thinking Cities' magazine, a joint publication of Polis and H3B Media. Issue 4, May/2015, page 12