North American’s seem to hold an idea that all Europeans cities, of any size and growth pattern, have phenomenal public transportation and ridership. Let’s dismiss this idea. Up until 2015, Public transportation only represented 5 percent of total trips in Dunkirk, and biking representing 1 percent of total trips. This figure is easily surpassed in Edmonton.
This was until one Mayor was determined to raise public transportation ridership, and wage a campaign against Dunkirk’s dangerous population stagnation, enter Mayor Patrice Vergriete.Read More