Luxembourg will become the first country in the world that will make all public transport free – news ZIK.UA

Люксембург стане першою країною у світі, яка зробить весь громадський транспорт безкоштовним – новини ZIK.UA

The following summer, the fare in public transport of Luxembourg will be free.

The new government headed by Xavier Betel, except transport innovations, considering the legalization of cannabis and the introduction of two new holidays, reports the Guardian.

Luxembourg, a tiny town of the Grand Duchy, suffers from some of the worst traffic jams in the world.

Its population is about 110 000 people, but another 400,000 to come to the city to work. The study showed that in 2016 the capital drivers spent in traffic in about 33 hours.

Despite the fact that the country lives of 600,000 people every day, nearly 200,000 people who live in France, Belgium and Germany, come to Luxembourg to work.

This summer the government introduced free transport for children and young people under the age of 20 years. Students are free buses that run between their educational institutions and areas. Now, visitors pay only 2 Euro for two hours, which is sufficient to cover substantially all directions.

The English translation of Oksana Vergeles, IA ZIK

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