Bucharest City Hall will reward commuters sharing the same vehicle
Mayor of Bucharest, Gabriela Firea, announced during a press conference that City Hall will start rewarding people sharing the same vehicle, in an effort to reduce traffic.
Commuters will receive a 500 LEI coupon, with the condition of car-pooling during rush hours. According to the local police, 80% of vehicles travelling during rush hours are a one-passenger, maximum two passanger cars.
„If instead of everyone driving their own car, four people will use the same vehicle, out of 100 cars there will only be 25 cars left on the road” explained Gabriela Firea.
During the press conference the mayor also discussed project SMILE, in which minors aged 10-17 will receive a 990 LEI coupon for orthodontic services.