Walking and cycling

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Walking and cycling are the cleanest and most efficient forms of transport, particularly suited for short to moderate distances. Both provide numerous benefits. They improve health, do not produce air or noise pollution and help to reduce congestion.

Introducing cycling infrastructure (e.g. bike lanes, bike parking and hire schemes) are ways in which cities can promote cycling, while creating pedestrian-friendly spaces can promote commuting, shopping and recreation.

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By Conall Martin / Updated: 19 Jul 2021

EU funding for cycling routes across Slovenia

The Slovenian Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has approved EU funding for a range of cycling routes across the country. The total value of the projects amounts to €17.7 million. The projects will be supported by the EU, with €8.3 million coming from the European Regional Development Fund.

The eight projects which have been approved, and which will receive the funding, are:

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 15 Jul 2021
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 15 Jul 2021
By rswa178 / Updated: 05 Jul 2021
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By Conall Martin / Updated: 02 Jun 2021
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 01 Jun 2021

Bucharest creates a network of pedestrian zones for the weekend

The Romanian capital, Bucharest, plans to open up to pedestrians during weekends. From 29 May, the centre of Bucharest will have seven large pedestrian zones at weekends, which will be largely connected by pedestrian streets. Car access will be restricted in these areas every Saturday and Sunday, between 11.00 and 23.00 from 29 May until 17 October 2021.

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 17 May 2021