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July 15, 2016

Stakeholders invited to discuss proposed new rules for inter-city transport routes

The Ministry of Infrastructure has invited transport stakeholders for consultations on the deregulation and liberalization of the passenger transport sector (interregional, inter-city and suburban road traffic). You can register via a link in the article, or by emailing Victor (see text below) http://mtu.gov.ua/news/27299.html — announcement — Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine invites all interested persons […]

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June 21, 2016

Large-scale road building planned for Ukraine

Groisman announces large-scale reconstruction of roads totalling billions of dollars In the spring of 2017 large-scale construction of roads will begin, according to a briefing by Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman. “I’d like to see in the spring of 2017 we start full-scale reconstruction of Ukrainian roads,” – he said. According to Groisman, he estimates the cost of such […]

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June 2, 2016

Government Sacks Head of National Road Agency

News: Cabinet has dismissed the head of “Ukravtodor” The Cabinet of Ministers on June 1 dismissed the head of “Ukravtodor” Andrei Batishcheva. No successor has been announced. Ukravtodor is the agency responsible for managing the nations road network, so the announcement is likely to affect the previous call for Road Safety consultancy (http://its-ukraine.org/request-expressions-interest-ukraine-road-sector-development-project/) “Сменено руководство […]

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January 2, 2016

Improved traffic management for Odessa?

According to a post at OddessaBlogger.com, “Sergey Dubenko, head of the Odessa City Council working group to improve traffic management group has now announced that Odessa will adopt “European norms” regarding the speed limits within the city.  The maximum speed will be officially reduced from 60 kph (as used in Russia and Belarus) to 50 […]

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November 20, 2015

UAROADS Road quality data for travel planning

Driving in Ukraine is unlike driving in the EU – its a unique experience. That is, uniquely bad. Years of neglect have left most roads in a desperate state of disrepair and corruption within the institutions of State responsible for road building/maintenance means that even when repair work is done it is often under-funded and […]

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ITS Ukraine meets with Yunasko, an innovative Ukrainian company producing Ultracapacitors

On 22 October ITS Ukraine visited an innovative Ukrainian company that designs and produces industry leading Ultracapacitors. Yunasko, which has a head office in Kyiv and factory in western Ukraine. They have a large scale ultracapacitor production plant currently under development in Latvia as the company expand to supply ultracapacitors for electric buses in China. For […]

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