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Berlin leads Germany’s dream for car-reducing public transport

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According to Mayor Franziska Giffey, a monthly ticket price of €29 for zones A-C has been agreed upon, with further discussion for outer regions and the rest of Germany.   But what was the impact of a €9 ticket on the environment, and did it result in fewer car trips?

 The end of summer also sounded the end of Germany’s €9 public transport ticket — a tenth of its usual price.

Unsurprisingly popular with commuters, it left people wondering what was next.  This week the Berlin Senate has announced its plan to secure funds for reduced-price BVG tickets.


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Author / Journalist: Cate Lawrence

Category: Technology

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Published On: 2022-09-08, 10:38:07

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Reading Time: 6 minutes read

Article Length: 1005 words

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