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By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 22 Mar 2018

Transport infrastructure projects in Bucharest

The mayor of Bucharest, Ms Gabriela Firea, announced on Tuesday 13th March that works on the first suspended monorail system in the city will begin in a short delay, as reported by The mayor added also that nearly 80 suspended trams will see the light on the Bucharest-Magurele route and in the northern area of Bucharest to Ploiesti.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 13 Mar 2018
By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 01 Jul 2020
By News Editor / Updated: 25 Jul 2017

New public transport partnership and ticketing system in Bucharest

The Mayor of Bucharest, Gabriela Firea, has announced a single public transport ticket that can be used for the bus, metro, and train in Bucharest and the surrounding Ilfov County.

The announcement was made during the creation of the Inter-community Development Association for Public Transport Bucharest-Ilfov. The partnership will lead to public transport services in the capital being extended to its periphery. Mr Firea referred to it as a "historic moment" for transport in the city.

By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 12 Jun 2017
By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 12 Jun 2017
By News Editor / Updated: 18 May 2017

Bucharest set to become more bicycle friendly (Romania)

Bucharest's local government has unveiled plans to further develop the network of bicycle paths within the city. These are part of the Integrated Urban Development Plan (PIDU) and the Urban Mobility Plan Bucharest - Ilfov (PMUD (the link is in Romanian).

By News Editor / Updated: 04 May 2017

Timișoara plans to rehabilitate, extend tram network (Romania)

The public transport company of the Romanian City Timișoara has announced plans to rehabilitate and extend seven tram lines in the city.

Representatives from Regia Autonomă de Transport Timișoara (RATT) presented the plan as part of a strategic investment plan for 2017-2020.

The investment plan includes a broad range of proposals, including the construction of a bicycle workshop, a new dispatcher's office, modernisation of bus stations, a new intermodal transport hubs, improvements to port infrastructure and more.

By News Editor / Updated: 24 Mar 2017
By News Editor / Updated: 11 Jan 2017

Constanta to renew bus fleet with EBRD loan (Romania)

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of 100 million lei (€22 million) to the Romanian city of Constanta for the acquisition of new low emission buses.

The introduction of the low emission vehicles is part of a public transport upgrade for Romania’s largest Black Sea port. Home to a population of 425 000, Constanta is also an important hub for commerce, trade and tourism.