Nov 9, 2022 • 1HR 5M

S5 Ep86: Why It’s So Hard to Travel Canada

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Kattie Laur
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Traveling within Canada is incredibly difficult. The quick options are expensive and the cheap options take FOREVER!

The transport landscape in Canada is extremely limited, which means that if you don’t have a car, there are barriers to get around. This is a problem not just for people in Canada, but for people who would like to visit and spend tourism dollars here. 

Paris Marx joins us to help us understand why getting around Canada is so hard and the deep structural changes needed to create a sustainable mobility system that serves the public good.

Paris Marx is a socialist writer, podcast host of Tech Won't Save Us, and critic of tech futures.

Paris is the host of Tech Won’t Save Us, a weekly podcast that critiques the worldview of Silicon Valley. Their first book, Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation, is out now from Verso Books. Follow Paris on Twitter.

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