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Short study

Assessment of policy options for a nationwide public transport ticket in Germany

Authors (M-Five):
Dr. Wolfgang Schade, Rafael Oehme, Julian Emmerich, Dr. Christian Scherf, Marcel Streif

The temporary fare of 9-Euro per month for the nationwide usage of public transport in Germany revealed the potential of simplification of the fare structure for modal-shift. This study assesses several options for the so-called D-Ticket to foster modal-shift from private cars to public transport. It also quantifies the achievable savings of GHG emissions.