Successor to the 9-euro ticket: the majority wants it to continue
Actually, the 9-euro ticket should be over at the end of August. The cheap ticket was designed for three months from the start. Although there have been many proposals from all sides to continue the offer, Finance Minister Christian Linder, for example, has so far remained firm. Yet Are he and other opponents of a continuation acting in the interests of the citizens?
A recent survey shows that this is not necessarily the case. 55 percent of the respondents to a Civey study commissioned by Der Spiegel stated that they too after August 31, you are more than welcome to continue using the 9-euro ticket would to be able to use. Accordingly, there is a clear majority for an extension, as some parties would wish for in elections.
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34 percent are critical of a sequel and would prefer that the 9-euro ticket should come to an end as planned. 11 percent of the 5,053 people questioned did not want to join either side.
According to Spiegel, whether the survey participants want an extension can also be seen from their political preferences: the 9-euro ticket is well received by potential voters from the left and the SPD. the However, support is highest among supporters of the Greens with more than two thirds – and that, although doubts about the positive climate effect of the ticket have been raised in several studies.
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It will soon become clear whether the survey and the wish of the majority can still affect the future of the 9-euro ticket: In a few days there will be a chance to find a solution to come: On August 19, the federal and state governments want to meet to discuss the topic. But by then it might already be too late.