German public shows ambition on sustainable mobility

A strong majority of the German population is prepared to use cars less often, support cleaner public transport and even entertain introducing speed limits on motorways, a survey has found

A strong majority of the German population is prepared to use cars less often, support cleaner public transport and even entertain introducing speed limits on motorways, a survey has found.

About 81% of the 18-67 year-old Germans who were surveyed said there was a need to change attitudes and behaviours in the interests of the environment.

Options they were presented with included developing viable, climate-friendly means of transport, improving public transport systems, and making a conscious decision to use cars less often, according to the survey results released last week by KfW Research, part of Germany‘s economic development bank.  

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