Court of auditors criticizes implementation of the road

Court of Auditors criticizes implementation of the road

The eu commission has provided around 16.5 billion euros for urban mobility for the years to 2020, especially for u and dry railways as well as bike paths and intelligent traffic systems. Nevertheless, there are "no clear signs" for that politics work.

The car use is high as eh and ever, the court of auditors determines, "and the air pollution is still on the safe limit values in many city.

Criticism in the aimless driving ban

In germany, the 66 pages criticizes comprehensive investigation that there are no targets for sustainable city traffic prescribed there. In other countries, such tarpaulins had a positive effect. The experts looked closer to the situation in eight european citys, including hamburg and leipzig. They criticized the locally very limited driving ban for alter diesel vehicles in hamburg: it has been introduced, though not clear what the effect. In leipzig there are interesting approaches like the conversion of car parking lots in bicycle parking space.

In the two german stades, the fares for buses and trains from 2012 to 2018 have risen by up to 40 percent. At the same time the fuel prices have fallen. If fuel becomes cheaper, tendencially more people rose to the car, the court of auditors warned in the on tuesday (3. Marz 2020) published examination.

The experts also looked at naples and palermo in italy, lodz and warsaw in poland as well as barcelona and madrid in spain. In addition, they approached the data of 88 other citys, including copenhagen and stockholm. Many studied urbanes missing a definition on the expansion of cycle path network, although the cheaper is as the strain construction for cars and other advantages for domestic traffic. They often did not target goals for cycling.

The court of auditors highlighted some contradictions to a sustainable urban mobility: so be "in poland, and especially in warsaw" the money pitch for motorists who do not pay a parking wire, lower than the money pit for passengers in public transport, which will be caught without a ticket.

Recommended comparability

The court of auditors recommends that the european commission to raise abusable data for urban mobility and to measure possible progress with their help. So far, for example, some of which the fubwag is paid to the bus stop as a path period of a commuter and not elsewhere.

Second, the commission should only be aware of financial assistance if a required project should be appealed to a plan for sustainable urban mobilitat. In addition, the operation and maintenance of the projects had to be ensured.