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Mar. 1st, 2012

01:15 pm - Jitney cabs: the future of public transport?

Originally published at craschworks. You can comment here or there.

For some reason, public transit activists aren’t very enthusiastic about jitney cabs. But it seems to me to be the ideal form of public transit.

End the taxi cab medallion monopoly, and a lot more people would step up to offer rides. Check out these links for more info:

http://www.mackinac.org/article.aspx?ID=2536
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2010/06/cabbies_sue_to_halt_20_million.php
http://venturebeat.com/2010/10/26/ubercab-ryan-graves-cease-and-desit/
http://www.freepresshouston.com/featured/the-jitney-jinx-from-print-with-follow-up/
http://www.jstor.org/pss/724795

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