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

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.

Innovative pilot actions will focus on ecological corridors crossed by EU TEN-T road and rail projects in the Carpathians. EU TEN-T is the European Commission Programme aimed to ensure "cohesion, interconnection and interoperability of the trans-European transport network". in TRANSGREEN, sharing experience and knowledge will be of great importance. 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 - Carpathian connectivity in focus at prestigious Road Ecology event: IENE 2018 conference
    - 11-09-2018
    Carpathian connectivity in focus at prestigious Road Ecology event: IENE 2018 conference

    Eindhoven, the Nederlands. 11-14 September 2018. TRANSGREEN project is in focus due to "lighting talk" held by project manager Hildegard Meyer and expert Václav Hlaváč (Nature Conservation Agency, Czech Republic),  2 poster presentations and at...

  • TRANSGREEN - Minister to declare that "Environment must not stop at the edge of the highway"
    - 05-09-2018
    Minister to declare that "Environment must not stop at the edge of the highway"

    "Environmental protection doesn't sit under one single ministry. Respect for the environment is required across all sectors, and should become part of all investment projects which are implemented and will be implemented in Slovakia. In this...

  • TRANSGREEN - Bears killed in highway car crash. Signal that connectivity measures are imperative!
    - 22-08-2018
    Bears killed in highway car crash. Signal that connectivity measures are imperative!

    Romania. A1 highway Sibiu-Orastie. 2 bears killed in 2 different car accidents over the past 3 days. This pulls an alarm signal about the necessity to take measures for safe crossing for wildlife in biodiversity-rich Carpathians. On the night...

  • TRANSGREEN - Transgreen stakeholder involvement inspires DTP communicators community
    - 31-07-2018
    Transgreen stakeholder involvement inspires DTP communicators community

    "How bold and open of you to invite stakeholders to share sterotypes! You inspired us to do the same!" "Can you give us the contacts of your cartoonist?" These were some of the enthusiastic reactions received by Madalina Corciu, project...

  • TRANSGREEN - Internship stories. Behind the scenes of TRANSGREEN
    - 09-07-2018
    Internship stories. Behind the scenes of TRANSGREEN

    Transgreen is a project that strives to connect as many and varied stakeholders as possible to technical and policy-oriented topic. Each stakeholder has a very important role and voice in building the overall process. And team members are not an...

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