News Digest Item
15 Feb 2018

Free public transport - “without concept, agreement or financing” – opinion

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Offering free public transport in inner cities to improve air quality is a proposal by a “disoriented federal government” that lacks a concept, agreement with cities and federal states and a proposal to finance the endeavour, Manfred Schäfers writes in an opinion piece for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. “Apparently, the federal government does not care anymore where the journey leads. All that matters is that it looks like action,” Schäfers says.

Find the opinion piece (behind paywall) in German in the FAZ e-paper here.

Read the CLEW articleGerman cities might test free public transport to cut pollution for background.

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