Freiburg, Germany (South of Germany)

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Freiburg

A city within the european union in the south of Germany.

Which is attempting to manage traffic in a sustainable way.

Has 20,000 residents. Problem = Traffic congestion in narrow city streets.

Solutions 

From 1971 - Freiburg started to be pedestrianised.

In  1972-  It decided to retain its trams ; something that other german countries were deciding to scrap. They planned a network for cyclists.

From 1983-  New tram routes were opened, this encouraged people to leave their cars at home. 

In the mid 1980's- A pass was provided which provided cheap public transport for the whole city. Within the first year, the number of daily trips in freiburg and

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