News Digest Item
18 Apr 2017

“Car becomes less important to Germans”

BMUB / Tagesspiegel

The car is becoming less important to Germans, and drivers are growing more open towards alternative ways of transport, writes Dagmar Dehmer in Tagesspiegel. Two thirds of Germans wish for a better bicycle infrastructure and 61 percent of urban motorists could imagine using public transport more often, according to a detailed survey on environmental awareness by the federal environment ministry (BMUB). Ninety-one percent of respondents said city planning which makes cars virtually unnecessary would contribute to “a good life”.

Read the article in German here, find a factsheet on the study in German here and the full study in German here.

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