Würzburg Residence: Debate on parking and World Heritage – Bavaria

The Franconian tongue has the term “Neigschmeggder” ready for newcomers, and according to local criteria one could certainly apply it to Michael Ehlers. He comes from the Lower Rhine, speaks more like Hanns Dieter Hüsch than Erwin Pelzig, has felt at home in Würzburg for decades, but not as a classic local. And so, he […]

Less traffic jams with a 9-euro ticket – Analysis of Tomtom data – Economy

The nine-euro ticket apparently brings relief on the streets during rush hour. An analysis by the traffic data specialist Tomtom for the German Press Agency shows a decrease in the level of congestion in 23 of the 26 cities examined compared to the time before the introduction. The data “suggests that this decline is related […]

From Magdeburg to Warnemünde (nd-aktuell.de)

With a new timetable, Deutsche Bahn wants to reduce travel times between major cities. Train drivers from Saxony-Anhalt benefit from this. In Halle, among other things, a sixth ICE will run daily between Berlin and Munich. It used to be five a day. Bitterfeld and Wittenberg will also have an additional ICE connection to Nuremberg. […]

Less money for local transport – politics

It should actually be days of good news for local transport. On Thursday, emissaries from federal and state governments negotiated how Germans can be lured into local transport in summer with the nine-euro ticket, an unprecedented discount campaign. Buses and trains should ultimately help solve the country’s enormous climate problems with strong passenger growth. But […]

More parcels on the rails: Deutsche Bahn wants to expand the transport network

Parcels are ready to be picked up in a hall Will these packages be transported on rails in the future? (Photo: dpa) Berlin Buy shoes, furniture or laptops with one click and have them delivered to your home: For many consumers in Germany, online shopping has long been part of everyday life. The corona crisis […]

Local traffic – New connection to Munich – District of Munich

From 2023 on, the district of Munich will create a new express bus line with the Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund (MVV), which will connect the eastern and southern district with the state capital from Putzbrunn via Ottobrunn and Unterhaching. The new line with the designation X204 is designed as a classic tangential, starts in the […]