Berlin (dpa) - According to a report, the federal government wants to support the expansion and new construction of the cycle path infrastructure with 660 million euros.

The federal states could apply for the funds from the special program “City and Country” from next week, reports “Welt am Sonntag”.

“Together with the federal states, we will ensure that the money arrives quickly and unbureaucratically where it is most useful.

In other words, where people can immediately benefit from it and quickly feel improvements, ”said Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer (CSU) to the newspaper.

The special program is part of the Federal Government's Climate Protection Program 2030.

This is intended to promote the expansion of cycling in the federal states and municipalities - and thus the attractiveness of cycling.

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