Cycle paths, parking spots and changing rooms will be installed for pedalling officials. And the commission is offering from 2007 to pay for half a train/tram/bus pass for any of its 22,000 staff willing to forego coveted access to the institution’s car parks. Commission vice-president Siim Kallas claimed the move would ‘encourage positive changes that have already occurred in our staff’s attitudes and transport habits’. The plan aims to reduce car users from 44% to 35% by 2009, increase public transport users from 38% to 45%, bicycle use and walking to 19%, and to increase car-pooling by 50%.
Commission bid to cut car use
31/03/2006 in Fleet industry news