Greens propose free public transport scheme for students

Ireland“Students would be given free access to all public transport, similar to the existing scheme for pensioners, under proposals from the Green Party. The policy, at an estimated cost of €60 million, is an element of the party’s pre-budget submission outlined on Thursday by leader Eamon Ryan, deputy leader Catherine Martin and Dublin city councillor Neasa Hourigan, who is the party’s finance spokeswoman …” (more)

[Fiach Kelly, Irish Times, 3 October]

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