PETITION PUBLIC TRANSPORT VOTE THE CHANGE 02/2011 FFPE-SID-U4U TODAY’S SITUATION IN LUXEMBOURG FOR COMMUTERS •For Luxembourg CITY > JOBKAART free for personnel (cost for COM = value = 16.7 EUR/month/person) •For Luxembourg COUNTRY > OEKOPASS 45 EUR/month already includes CITY > no interest in jobkaart • For abroad: international ticket includes border tax and all Luxembourg country (for Belgians) > no interest in jobkaart CONCLUSION: JOBKAART USEFUL ONLY FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN LUXEMBOURG CITY TODAY’S SITUATION IN LUXEMBOURG •Luxembourg's government provides a scheme (M PASS) with reduced ticket prices covering Luxembourg COUNTRY for Administrations. •A yearly renewable convention has to be signed with Transport Ministry. • Costs depends of quantities ordered : if more than 200 M Pass: 320 EUR/year = 26.7 EUR/month TODAY’S SITUATION IN BRUSSELS Commission reimburses to the civil servants: • 50% of MONTHLY ticket up to 60 km (city and train) under the condition to give up parking place. • MAX VALUE REIMBURSMENT is 137 EUR*50% = 68 EUR/month • A PARKING SPACE AT COM. COSTS > 68 EUR/month. •CONCLUSION: For Luxembourg, a M PASS is CHEAPER that what colleagues from Brussels can get, than the parking space costs. PROPOSAL LUXEMBOURG • FREE MONTHLY COUNTRY TICKET (M PASS) with condition to give up parking space. • COST FOR COMMISSION = Subsidy of the Lux Government = M-PASS 26,7 EUR/month by person (if order of 200 M-PASS minimum) instead of presently 16.7 EUR. CONCLUSION: M PASS would cost only 10 EUR/month more than today jobkaart AND would be useful for all colleagues commuting in Luxembourg country. PETITION FOR FREE M PASS • A PETITION for the purposes explained previous slides was signed by 335 colleagues: • ELECTRONIC: 123 signatures, • PAPER : 212 signatures. REQUEST LUXEMBOURG Presently, the border ticket Kleinbettingen – Sterpenich costs 34 EUR/month (similar situation for France and Germany). For international commuters , we would appreciate if you could negotiate with the Luxembourg government the possibility to use the M PASS up including the border points.