Jason Prince – Free Public Transport
The Montreal book launch of Free Public Transit: And Why We Don’t Pay to Ride Elevators. With co-editor Jason Prince, Bertrand Schepper, and Amir Khadir. Watch video »
The Montreal book launch of Free Public Transit: And Why We Don’t Pay to Ride Elevators, co-edited by Jason Prince and Judith Dellheim.
Moderated by Dimitri Roussopoulos (Black Rose Books). Presentations by:
- Jason Prince – co-editor.
- Bertrand Schepper – L’Institut de recherche des informatiques socioeconomiques (IRIS).
- Amir Khadir – Québec Solidaire.
(Apologies – the video cuts out from 9:12 to 24:22 due to problems with the WIFI.)
In an age of increasing inequalities and ecological crisis, movements for free public transit are proposing a profound rethinking of urban transport as a fundamental human right and public good.
“Should public transportation be free?” CBC-Radio Noon Montreal talks with callers, and with urban planner Jason Prince, who’s edited a new book called Free Public Transport: And Why We Don’t Pay to Ride Elevators.