Berlin Deputy Mayor: Force Everyone To Buy Monthly Public Transport Tickets Even if They Don't Use It

Berlin Deputy Mayor: Force Everyone To Buy Monthly Public Transport Tickets Even if They Don't Use It


New stealth tax just dropped: people should be forced to purchase $16-$21 monthly “solidarity levy” ticket for public transport, regardless of whether or not they ever use such services, Berlin’s deputy mayor and transport tsar has suggested.

Berlin’s transport tsar said all those living within the boundaries of the city should be forced to buy monthly tickets for the local public transport system, regardless of whether or not they use the service.

Bettina Jarasch, a Green party politician who also serves as the city’s deputy mayor, suggested the implementation of the measure after the apparent success of a recent summer scheme that saw Germans charged only €9 per month for public transport in order to help curb the impact of inflation during the

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