VCÖ sees high potential for more cycling

General News

More than one million Austrians would cycle to work if infrastructure improvements were made, a traffic research organisation has claimed.The Austrian Traffic Club (VCÖ) announced today (Weds) around 250,000 people were already using their bicycles to get to the office. The group added that up to 1.3 million would do so if decision-makers would spend […]

Fridge and freezer scrappage scheme launched

Green Austria

By David RogersAustrian authorities have launched a new scrappage scheme for old refrigerators and freezers.The Household Environmental Forum (UFH) in cooperation with the environment ministry announced today that Austrians would get 100 Euros for the exchange of the old appliances for energy-saving “A++” devices under the scheme, which has been backdated to 1 September.The budget […]