Helmut Dedy, head of the Association of German Cities, said many people see e-scooters as “toys” rather than as a means of transport. The association is calling for more clearly defined rules.
In the coming days of August, temperatures should be “normal” for a summer period in Germany, said German Weather Service spokesman Andreas Friedrich – mostly below 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit). Some precipitation is also expected, but “not enough,” Friedrich added, to improve the drought situation.
Major operational testing began this week at BER, putting the airport on track to open in October 2020. In other news, Antje Kapek, head of The Greens in Berlin, told Der Tagesspiegel as the city gets more congested, she wants to look at higher parking fees and more expensive resident parking permits.