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Another section of the Bratislava ring road opened for drivers

The constructor expects the stretch to take the strain off traffic to and from the capital.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Nov 2020, at 17:52

The new 3.5-kilometre stretch of the Bratislava ring road has been open.
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Bratislava is testing special trolleybus

Public transport should become greener in the capital.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Oct 2020, at 15:14

Bratislava borroved the hybrid trolleybus from the Czech city of České Budějovice for a week.

BUSINESS FOCUS: Coronavirus crisis accelerates new trends in the logistics real estate sector

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, new tender for a highway toll system and the still incomplete cross-country highway are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2020, at 11:20

Interior of the warehouse in P3 park in Bruck an der Leitha.

Slovakia gears up for a new highway toll system

The controversial contract for the current system will terminate at the end of 2022.Jana Liptáková, 28. Sep 2020, at 14:05

Trucks have been paying for kilometres driven on selected roads across Slovakia for 10 years.

Random border controls await travellers on September 25

The aim is to find out the current state of the traffic at the border.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Sep 2020, at 15:33

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Yellow trains will no longer run between Bratislava and Komárno

The connection will be operated by the Slovak ZSSK and the Austrian ÖBB.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Sep 2020, at 11:51

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UPDATED: Mobility week kicks off with travel discounts and various campaigns

Car transport is used the most, but its share is lower than in the rest of the EU.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Sep 2020, at 17:33

The new app will make travelling in Bratislava and its vicinity easier.
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Cycling in Slovakia: A free-time activity rather than means of transport

Activists call on the government to use billions from the EU to enhance bike transport in Slovakia.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 27. Aug 2020, at 17:32

Pionierska Street, Bratislava
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State wants to operate the toll system on its own

It will not prolong a controversial contract with SkyToll.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Aug 2020, at 17:38

Transport Minister Andrej Doležal

Afraid of public transport? Try shared bikes, e-scooters or e-mopeds

Bratislava offers diverse alternative transport.29. May 2020, at 14:01

Yellow Slovnaft bikes with green Bolt scooters.

Bratislava airport changes into a temporary parking area for aircraft

International air transport might resume in Slovakia in July.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. May 2020, at 22:25

Airplanes parked at the Bratislava airport.
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Public transport in and around Bratislava changes

Transport companies respond to the changed usage of public transport due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Apr 2020, at 15:27

The normally busy Obchodna Street in central Bratislava.

Public transport crisis in Banská Bystrica Region is over

SAD Zvolen accepted a deal from the region’s representatives following a dispute over contract amendments.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Jan 2020, at 14:06

The first night train from Vienna has arrived in Brussels

The connection will link Belgium with central Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jan 2020, at 21:48

Nightjet is the first train to connect Vienna and Brussels, bringing Brussels closer to central Europe
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Bratislava-Hainburg bus line undergoes changes

The frequency of buses will decrease and the fare will go up.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Dec 2019, at 17:58

The 901 bus line was extended to Hainburg in 2009.

Higher fines imposed on texting and driving

A 365-day highway vignette has been approved as well.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2019, at 13:14

Holding a cell phone while driving gets a ban after the parliament has approved changes to the law on road traffic

An unfinished highway could become an international problem

The highway is crucial for the EU’s transborder Katowice-Ostrava-Žilina industrial zone.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Oct 2019, at 13:00

Mayors and businesspeople from the Kysuce Region, northern Slovakia, attend a "lorry" protest in Bratislava on October 22, 2019. The protest takes place in front of the European Commmission in Bratislava building

Slovakia welcomes its first cargo train from China

The journey from China took a fortnight.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Oct 2019, at 0:26

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek welcomed the train from China.
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New RailJet trains to connect Bratislava and Prague

RailJet trains already connect Bratislava and Zürich.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. May 2019, at 21:54

Bratislava Main Station