The town of Turda, in Cluj county, is implementing the urban mobility plan that won in 2018 the Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning of the European Commission, says Romania-Insider.com.
Based on the plan, Turda received in 2018 EU financing amounting to EUR 31.3 million. The projects cover the modernization of the main streets where public transportation means run, by adding bicycle lanes, building modern stations, adding e-ticketing facilities and video monitoring, among others. At the same time, 20 electric buses were purchased and a bike sharing system will be implemented.
Moreover, upgrade works have started on the industrial corridor December 22 1989 St., which exits the city towards Alba Iulia. By the end of 2022 the project is to be finalized and 16 of the cities main arteries, with a total length of 11 km, will be modernized.
Based on the Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning, Turda can access EU funds amounting to over EUR 50 million by 2030.
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