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.