RE: [carfree_cities] Re: Climate change: And still they slept on....
- tokyotuds wrote:
>Here in Japan it is standard for employers to reimburse 100% of transitSo make public transit free and pay for it all through gas taxes. Later,
>to employees. My pass costs about US$75 a month (avg. US$150 in Tokyo) and
>reimbursement is a non-taxable benefit for me, and is deductible on my
>corporate tax. And the community suffers one less car on the road to the
>A win-win-win situation....
>I feel absolutely every tax authority should adopt this policy. Even
>better is to eliminate
>the paperwork by simply making transit free to the rider as JH Crawford
- --- Andrew Dawson <m82a1_dawson@...> wrote:
> So make public transit free and pay for it allThat creates a big paradox, especially when the goal
> through gas taxes.
is car-free cities. In this scenerio, transit would
become dependant on driving, and more specifically,
You would be placing transit at the mercy of the
perpetuation of car driving.