TRANSGREEN Integrated Transport and Green Infrastructure Planning in the Danube-Carpathian Region for the Benefit of People and Nature

For the final event of the project, the Pathways to Greener Transport Infrastructure Conference - Bucharest, June 201th 2019 - please click on the above photo to Register.

 

TRANSGREEN aims to contribute to safer and environmentally-friendly road and rail networks in mountainous regions of the Danube Basin with a special focus on the Carpathian Mountains. It will do so by improving planning frameworks and developing concrete environmentally-friendly and safe road and rail transport solutions taking into account elements of Green Infrastructure, in particular ecological corridors.

The biodiversity in the Carpathians is at the heart of the TRANSGREEN Project, which is looking for solutions for large infrastructure development with low impact on nature in our region.

Photo © Dan Dinu The biodiversity in the Carpathians is at the heart of the TRANSGREEN Project, which is looking for solutions for large infrastructure development with low impact on nature in our region.

 An interdisciplinary partnership comprised of planners, economists, engineers, and ecologists will integrate and apply their specific knowledge across the region and cooperate on developing Guidelines on integrated transport infrastructure planning, construction, management and monitoring, taking into account aspects of road safety and biodiversity conservation. Partners will also collaborate on the production of ready-to-use methodologies for stakeholder participation processes, training modules on Environmental Impact Assessment with a focus on ecological corridors, and Catalogues of measures for each of the four pilot sites located in Beskydy (CZ-SK), Miskolc-Kosice-Uzhgorod (HU-SK-UA), Tirgu Mures-Iasi and Arad(Radna)-Deva (RO).

An intersectorial dialogue will be fostered at the policy level that seeks for mutual understanding and implementation of recommendations towards integrated transport infrastructure planning from the local to the transnational level including EU level.

 

 

Integrated Transport and Green Infrastructure Planning in the Danube-Carpathian Region for the Benefit of People and Nature
Start date
01-01-2017
End date
30-06-2019
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2481321,16
ERDF Contribution: 2109122,95
IPA Contribution: 0
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 1
Priority
Better connected and energy responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Support environmentally-friendly and safe transport systems and balanced accessibility of urban and rural areas

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Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
WWF International Danube-Carpathian Programme Lead partner hmeyer@wwfdcp.org AUSTRIA
Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention (withdrawn) ERDF partner matthias.jurek@unvienna.org AUSTRIA
Friends of the Earth Czech Republic, branch Olomouc ERDF partner miroslav.kutal@hnutiduha.cz CZECH REPUBLIC
Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic ERDF partner martin.strnad@nature.cz CZECH REPUBLIC
Transport Research Centre ERDF partner jiri.jedlicka@cdv.cz CZECH REPUBLIC
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Project News

  • TRANSGREEN - Green Connectivity on the spring menu of Infrastructure-focused events
    - 16-04-2019
    Green Connectivity on the spring menu of Infrastructure-focused events

    Budapest, April 2019. Food for thought on green and grey infrastructure and spatial planning from the TRANSGREEN International Conference on Natural-Infrastructure Connectivity. First, count over 110 registered participants. Then, consider a...

  • TRANSGREEN - WWF brings sustainability on the agenda of #metoo protest for highways
    - 18-03-2019
    WWF brings sustainability on the agenda of #metoo protest for highways

    On Friday, March 15th, thousand of Romanians have protested for 15 minutes, asking for highways to be built in their country. WWF posted on its Facebook page a message asking for wildlife connectivity to be considered when planning and building...

  • TRANSGREEN - The first Eurasian lynx to cross from Silesian to Moravian-Silesian Beskydy
    - 11-02-2019
    The first Eurasian lynx to cross from Silesian to Moravian-Silesian Beskydy

    What is limiting the large carnivore migration? News piece by: Hnutí DUHA Olomouc (Friends of the Earth Czech Republic) Photomonitoring confirmed the first recorded case of a large carnivore travelling between two West Carpathian mountain...

  • TRANSGREEN - Ukraine looks into mobility in the Danube region
    - 08-01-2019
    Ukraine looks into mobility in the Danube region

    Kyiv, Ukraine. December 18th, 2018. TRANSGREEN project was invited to be showcased as a best practice during the International conference "Joining efforts for mobility in Danube region" organized by the Ukrainian Institute for International...

  • TRANSGREEN - Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee welcomes TRANSGREEN
    - 19-12-2018
    Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee welcomes TRANSGREEN

    17 – 19 December 2018. Vienna, Austria. The 9th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee offered a context for member states to look back at the latest work in the region and to look forward to the next steps. In the...

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