Hackescher Markt is one of the busiest places in central Berlin.
Tourists gather here to explore the nearby courtyards, narrow streets, galleries and museums. Every day thousands of people also commute through its busy transport hub, while there are also cyclists and those trying to get through the bottleneck of Berlin’s city center with a car.
The hotspot in the German capital is going to be the focus of a new project to be launched on July 1. It’s a project that could pose a threat to the car industry: A fast transportation transition.
The change in the paradigm of German mobility is being pushed by two organizations based in the area.