Reviews Verkehrsbetriebe: 9-euro tickets extend
Euro course benefits briefly from significant interest increase
The euro prilated heavily on Thursday according to the monetary policy decisions of the European Central Bank (ECB). The bottom line, however, has changed the community currency little compared to the previous evening. In the afternoon, the euro course was noted at $ 1.0191. The European Central Bank (ECB) set the reference course to $ 1.0199 and thus at the level of Wednesday. The dollar cost 0.9805 euros.
The local transport industry is committed to extending the 9-euro ticket by two more months. "We quickly need a successor solution," says Oliver Wolff, the general manager of the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) of the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" (Friday). “It would be best to extend the campaign as a temporary solution by another two months. The ticket could continue to apply in September and October and thus relieve the citizens from the high energy prices, »emphasized Wolff.
The 9-euro tickets started in June still apply in July and August and enable rides in buses and lanes of local transport nationwide. The debate about a succession plan is already in full swing. Wolff said that the proposal for a temporary solution by two months would give politics and industry time to develop a permanent offer for a nationwide local traffic embroidery. Wolff called on the waistband and countries to put together quickly. "People shouldn't fall into a hole at the end of August." After all, the energy prices are still high.
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The VDV had proposed a nationwide 69-euro ticket in the long term. Politicians can reduce this monthly prize "from socio -political considerations - for example for the duration of the war - for the needy for 29 or 39 euros," said Wolff of the "Süddeutsche Zeitung".
traffic light plans: The first federal state will successfully reject the 9-euro ticket. It was part of the relief measures for citizens in the course of increasing energy prices and should also be a signal for the traffic transition. Although it was a s.
© dpa A successor for the 9-euro ticket is sought. in its decisions for an third relief package , the traffic light coalition has now agreed on a connection model at the weekend - but certainly at a much higher price. The nationwide local traffic embroidery should therefore move between 49 and 69 euros a month in a price range, according to the relatively vague announcement.