"Citizens are waiting for the Germany ticket," said Wissing. The aim is to introduce it as quickly as possible in the new year.
On Tuesday, the federal and state transport ministers will meet in Bremen for a special conference. The 49-euro ticket has been criticized by municipal umbrella organizations as economically unacceptable. Due to the necessary preparation time for the changeover in the transport associations, the Association of German Transport Companies assumed that it would start on May 1st at the earliest.