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Today’s Solutions: July 16, 2024

Dunkirk, a city in France, is one month into a project that makes it the biggest European city to offer entirely free public transport to residents and visitors alike. Beyond the environmental benefits, a study found that free public transport leads to an increase in mobility among older and younger people, and an increased sense of freedom. So what do the people of Dunkirk think about the project so far?

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