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|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments|
The Regionalisation Act stipulates that in return for guaranteeing public local passenger transport in consequence of assuming responsibility for local passenger rail transport, the federal states receive a share of the federalgovernment’s petroleum tax receipts. In 2008 regionalisation funds of approximately €6.7bn were estimated for the federal states, rising by 1.5% per annum from 2009. The Municipal Transport Financing Act contains provisions on financial aid for investments in the improvement of infrastructure and passenger transport in cities and municipalities. The predominant objective of the statutory provisions is to achieve a behavioural change in favour of local public transport. This can also lead to effects increasing energy efficiency.
Last modified: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:42:36 CEST