Berlin’s shared taxi, Berlkönig, will soon be fully closed.
“On July 20, the Berlin Municipal Transportation Authority (BVG) and Via’s R & D project will be completed as planned four years later,” BVG announced Thursday. In return, the exact date has not yet been set, but the carrier plans to launch two new transportation services this year.
BVG is planning a new bus service call
In the future, BVG plans to call a 24-hour bus service in eastern Berlin as well. This service will stop passengers on a regular basis and pick them up there. “But it is possible to travel directly to the service area,” he said. Travel is also bundled together.
Pilot project: Linking stations that are not yet barrier-free
The second project is called “Alternative Barrier-Free Transportation”. Here, passengers need to be provided with another means of transportation, especially at stations that are not barrier-free. “By the end of 2023, parts of U8, U5, and Marienfelde S-Bahn station will be connected in a pilot project. From the beginning of 2024, the service will be applied throughout Berlin.” Via both Responsible for service staff, vehicles, and software again.
Author: dpa / deepl.com
Date of issue: June 23, 2022
Last updated: June 23, 2022
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