News Digest Item
04 Aug 2016

“Missed opportunity”

Der Tagesspiegel

The new Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 contributes little to solving environmental problems, writes Dagmar Dehmer in an opinion piece for Der Tagesspiegel. “Not using the federal transport infrastructure plan as an element of a climate concept is a failure by the entire government,” writes Dehmer. It was a “missed opportunity to shape policy” that most likely won’t be altered by the members of parliament in the legislative process, either: “More likely, the usual wish list will be brought forth in the Bundestag and Bundesrat; a motorway section here, a ring road there.”

Read the opinion piece in German here.

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