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Right to the city: Accessible, effective and fair public transportation

Per usual, I have to start my article with answering the typical question when it comes to my research: How is public transportation and its consequences related to philosophy? The best explanation I can offer is mentioning the roots of my interest in public transportation systems. The first influence is philosophy of urbanism (you can find my other articles about this topic) and its effects on moral behavior and political stands. In this article, I will argue that public transportation is very important part of philosophy of urbanism. The bridge between philosophy of urbanism and public transportation I see in LeFebvre’s theory “la droite a la ville” - right to the city. Let me explain shortly explain this theory and my usage of this theory towards public transportation in the next section.
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