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

  • TRANSGREEN - Partners prepare for project final stretch: focus on outputs and outreach
    - 14-11-2018
    Partners prepare for project final stretch: focus on outputs and outreach

    13-14 November, Brno, Czech Republic. Two days of the Project Partners’ and steering committee meeting of the TRANSGREEN project spotted the light on the final deliverables of the project. In the next couple of months one by one the working...

  • TRANSGREEN - Nature at a crossroads: advocating for a wildlife-friendly road infrastructure in the Balkans
    - 24-10-2018
    Nature at a crossroads: advocating for a wildlife-friendly road infrastructure in the Balkans

    As South East Europe is  growing into one the most important crossroads in Europe for international trade routes, TRANSGREEN project is advocating for nature to be considered in this development process. One opportunity to take steps in this...

  • TRANSGREEN - 3 bears die over 3 months on Romanian A1 highway. WWF demands efficient measures
    - 19-10-2018
    3 bears die over 3 months on Romanian A1 highway. WWF demands efficient measures

    On Wednesday, October 17th 2018, the third bear killed in the same place on the A1 highway, Sibiu-Sebeș, in Romania, over the past months. TRANSGREEN project partner  WWF-Romania demands authorities to take measures that are efficient and...

  • TRANSGREEN - Spotting an ecological corridor. Case study: Pilot area Tirgu Mures-Iasi (Romania)
    - 12-10-2018
    Spotting an ecological corridor. Case study: Pilot area Tirgu Mures-Iasi (Romania)

    The Tîrgu Mures-Iași Pilot Area in Romania is somewhat unique among the target locations of the TRANSGREEN project. Construction work has not yet begun for the planned Tîrgu Mureș-Iași-Ungheni (A8) highway. Moreover, the Feasibility Study of...

  • TRANSGREEN - Otmar. Or how a lynx gets his name
    - 27-09-2018
    Otmar. Or how a lynx gets his name

    Naming a lynx may take months. A winding path to identifying a new inhabitant of the Beskydy Mountains A story by JIŘÍ LABUDA, monitoring expert for Friends of the Earth, Olomuc branch, Czech Republic Last year was not easy for the...

  • 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...

  • TRANSGREEN - Connectivity as seen by a landuse expert from Slovak Karst National Park
    - 18-06-2018
    Connectivity as seen by a landuse expert from Slovak Karst National Park

    Lubica Hudakova is a landuse manager working at Slovak Karst National Park for 5 years. She has agreed to talk to the TRANSGREEN team and share part of her vision regarding connectivity, stories about roadkill monitoring and also her personal...

  • TRANSGREEN - A project field trip from a personal perspective: climb up the Stone of the Szekler, Alba county, Romania
    - 25-04-2018
    A project field trip from a personal perspective: climb up the Stone of the Szekler, Alba county, Romania

    25 April, Romania, Coltesti – Alba county. While participating in a Project Partners’ meeting, the TRANSGREEN team took a half-day field trip. Such a trip has a lot to offer when biologists are on board, especially to the fresh eye. For Milvus...

  • TRANSGREEN - A wolf tale in the Carpathians: on volunteering, science and well-documented transport planning
    - 10-04-2018
    A wolf tale in the Carpathians: on volunteering, science and well-documented transport planning

    A story directly from the Carpathian forests told by a volunteer brings a grass-roots perspective on the argumentative roots of the TRANSGREEN project: scientific data. The story is as regional as the project itself: a Ukrainian ecology student,...

  • TRANSGREEN - Bringing environment on the table of OECD-organized Expert Workshop on Strategic Investment Packages @International Transport Forum in Bratislava
    - 16-03-2018

    15-16 March 2018, Slovakia, Bratislava. TRANSGREEN project was presented as an example of integrated transport planning process taking nature into account on a national and cross-national level, by project partner Prof. Finka from SPECTRA Centre...

  • TRANSGREEN - Experts from 7 countries congregate to take important steps toward the Guidelines on Integrated Transport Development
    - 24-01-2018

    Bratislava, Slovakia. 22nd-23rd of January, 2018. Experts from fields connected to integrated transport planning congregated in Bratislava on a working meeting that sets an important milestone in developing one key TRANSGREEN output: the...

  • TRANSGREEN - Transgreen present at the European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference
    - 06-12-2017

    End of November 2017, Budapest. Present at the 2nd European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference, Transgreen project broadened the conversation to green infrastructure in the landscape which is important to maintain for wildlife.  

  • TRANSGREEN - In progress
    - 15-11-2017

    In progress

  • TRANSGREEN - Nature makes its way into EU Strategy for the Danube Region 6th Forum
    - 20-10-2017

    18th-19th October 2017. Budapest. The 6th Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region focused on energy and other major topics, such as: regional infrastructure development, clean connectivity, joint research and Danube Transnational Programme...

  • TRANSGREEN - Sustainable transport in focus at the CoP5 of the Carpathian Convention
    - 17-10-2017

    A key event for the future of the Carpathians took place last week, 10-12 October 2017, in Lillafüred, Hungary. The 5th Conference of the Parties of the Carpathian Convention brought together decision-makers from Carpahtian countries to focus on...

  • TRANSGREEN - Success story: Slovakian ecoduct Lučivná is a green bridge worth learning from
    - 05-10-2017

    The Lučivná green bridge or “ecoduct” ensures the connection of historical wildlife migration corridors between two mountain ranges Vysoké Tatry (High Tatras) and Nízke Tatry (Low Tatras) and a safe crossing above D1 motorway – section Važec –...

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)