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

  • 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...

  • TRANSGREEN - Playing a serious game @Danube Region Transport Days
    - 17-12-2018
    Playing a serious game @Danube Region Transport Days

    4-5 December 2018. Ljubljana, Slovenia. The 4th Annual Stakeholders Conference of Danube Region Transport Days brought together around 120 stakeholders from all over the Danube Region including the ministerial level, EU representatives and...

  • TRANSGREEN - Romanian authorities and experts trained and involved in Environmental Impact Assessment
    - 12-12-2018
    Romanian authorities and experts trained and involved in Environmental Impact Assessment

    26-27 November 2018. Praid, Romania. A mountainous area in the Carpathians’ Gurghiu Mountains, a natural beauty almost unaltered by human activity. Here, the A8 motorway is planned to be built in order to link two of Romania’s historical regions,...

  • 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.  

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