passenger transport

Umwelt-Indikator

Indicator: Environmentally friendly passenger transport

A graph shows the share of pedestrian, utility cycling, railway and passenger transport services in the overall passenger transport volume. Shown here are the years between 2003 and 2017. There has been one change in method in this period.

The share of environmentally friendly passenger transport has remained more or less constant since 2003, reaching 20 % in 2017.To keep the environmental impact of passenger transport low, the share of environmentally friendly transport in total passenger transport should be as high as possible.The Federal Government’s National Cycling Plan 2020 is to support cycling as a means of transport. read more

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Indicator: Final energy consumption in transport

A graph shows the final energy consumption in freight and passenger transport between 1991 and 2018 and the targets of the Federal Government (2005 = 100) presented as an index.

The Federal Government wants to lower final energy consumption in the freight and passenger sector by 15 to 20 % by 2030 compared to 2005.However, final energy consumption in transport seems to stagnate at a high level with an upward trend in recent years. It will be difficult to reach the target in either sector.Freight and passenger transport have become significantly more efficient since the ea... read more

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