A campaign by the Finnish city of Turku to try and get drivers to give up their cars and hop onto a bus has surpassed initial expectations, the city says.
Since the beginning of February car drivers could apply for a free bus travelcard with €20-worth of travel.
The city expected around 1 000 people to register for the offer. However, last month at least 5 000 signed up.
Turku’s director of public transport, Sirpa Korte, says that there are indications that now the number of cards issued with the top-up has reached nearly 10 000.