Germany Trying Out Free Public Transportation To Curb Pollution

Added: 13.02.2018 20:41 | 1 views | 0 comments


Car-heavy Germany offered some surprising news this week by revealing a proposal to reduce road traffic by making public transportation free, while Berlin attempts to meet the European Union air pollution targets and avoid hefty fines, according to The Guardian. The decision also comes two years after Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal unleased ire at the German giant. “We are considering public transport free of charge in order to reduce the number of private cars,” three ministers including the environment minister, Barbara Hendricks, wrote to EU environment commissioner Karmenu Vella in the letter seen by AFP Tuesday. “Effectively fighting air pollution without any...

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