...under the old system, rich investors didn’t get a piece of the action. Under this one, they most decidedly do.Ah, yes: privatization makes things better dontcha know?
Monday, December 16, 2013
I lived in Chicago for a couple years and I thought the Chicago Card used for transit was fucking brilliant. It was my model for how transit should be done. I mentioned it to friends and family, I probably mentioned it on this mess of a blog a time or two. It worked well, it was inexpensive to catch rides, encouraging more ridership, and it just made sense. Apparently, that is no more. And why this change from a good, functioning, efficient system: