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Lithuania mulls making public transport free to cut car pollution

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Lithuania could introduce free public transport using the funds from the soon-to-be-introduced car pollution tax, the country’s environment minister has suggested. Lithuania has more cars per population than the European Union average, leading to higher CO2 emissions in the cities, Minister Kęstutis Mažeika. The government should look for ways to get people to use their cars less, he believes. “[Free public transit] could be an alternative,” he told the Žinių…