February 2018

An S-Bahn train enters the central station in Dresden, Germany, 29 November 2017. The automotive club ADAC presents a study on the transport situation in the 15 biggest cities in Germany. Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa
An S-Bahn train enters the central stati […]

German government seriously considering free public transport idea

Facing EU penalties over poor air quality, Germany has said it wants to test free public transport in five cities. Bonn and Essen are among the cities to serve as testing grounds for the idea.
Zum Themendienst-Bericht vom 19. März 2015: Geldscheine sind in Deutschland nach wie vor beliebt. Laut Bundesbank zahlen die meisten Bundesbürger bar. (Archivbild vom 18.06.2014/Die Veröffentlichung ist für dpa-Themendienst-Bezieher honorarfrei.) Foto: Monique Wüstenhagen
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Cash vs. card – instruments of payment in the Eurozone

Germany is the one country in Europe where it is most popular to have cash on hand. But cash also plays a major role in people’s lives elsewhere.