Successor to 9-euro ticket: Greens propose 49-euro ticket

Greens propose nationwide 49-Euro-Ticket before

Updated on 05. 17.2022 – 08: 57 WatchReading time: 2 min.

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S-Bahn (symbolic image): A cheap local transport ticket is intended to provide incentives for commuters. (Source: IMAGO/Wolfgang Maria Weber)

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The Greens have presented a surcharge for the successor to the nine-euro ticket. The concept could fail in the Ministry of Transport.

In the discussion about a The Greens are proposing the successor regulation for the nine-euro ticket: two cheap tickets for everyone: a regional ticket for 29 euros per month and a Germany ticket for 49 euros per month. This emerges from a joint paper by the party, parliamentary group and the North Rhine-Westphalian Minister of Transport, Oliver Krischer, which was presented to the AFP news agency on Friday. The Greens want to finance the tickets by “dismantling” the company car privilege.

About that Paper had first reported the ARD capital studio. The Greens call their proposal a contribution to the debate. They refer to the success of the nine-euro ticket. Initial evaluations suggested that people had actually switched from cars to buses and trains, so there were also positive effects for the climate.

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The Greens want a “seamless” follow-up solution for the nine-euro ticket, which is only valid until the end of August. The one you suggested 17-Euro-Ticket should, according to the paper, be aimed at commuters. The prize gives “real incentives” for switching to bus and train and is particularly suitable for people with a small budget. It should apply “at least nationwide” – i.e. in the respective federal state, but also for regions such as Berlin-Brandenburg or Bremen-Hamburg-Lower Saxony. The Greens refer to a proposal by the ecological Verkehrsclub Deutschland, which proposed eight regions.

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