A dissenting view for privatizing public transit

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The Victoria Transit Policy Institute (VTPI) recently published the report "Contrasting Visions of Urban Transport: Critique of 'Fixing Transit: The Case For Privatization" (http://www.vtpi.org/cont_vis.pdf) critiquing the Heritage Foundation paper, "Fixing Transit: The Case For Privatization" which recommends complete privatization and self-finance of public transit. VTPI analysis indicates that such privatized, unsubsidized transit service would be inferior and less efficient overall than what exists in most cities, and would fail to meet consumer demands