The Zoo’s New, Educational Facebook Page

19. February 2018

“Ochrana přírody v Zoo Ostrava” (Environmental Protection at Zoo Ostrava) – The Zoo’s New, Educational Facebook Page Zoo Ostrava’s new Facebook page is the first… Read »

News from the participative budgeting initiative in Ostrava-Jih

News from the participative budgeting initiative in Ostrava-Jih – involving the community in urban development
13. February 2018

The participative budget of the Ostrava-Jih municipal district is now in its second year. So what’s new? At the end of last year, a number… Read »

Ostrava’s zoo promotes biodiversity throughout the city

Ostrava’s zoo promotes biodiversity throughout the city
9. February 2018

Ostrava’s zoo is a refuge for animals of many different kinds. Besides acting as a home for some of the world’s largest and most impressive… Read »

Ostrava’s Small World of Technology re-opens

Ostrava’s Small World of Technology re-opens
8. February 2018

After being closed for a month to carry out renovation work, the Small World of Technology at Ostrava’s Lower Vítkovice complex has now re-opened to… Read »

Participative budget initiative now in its second year

Participative budget initiative now in its second year
8. February 2018

Online voting launched for projects submitted to the participative budget programme run by the Mariánské Hory a Hulváky municipal district The municipal district of Mariánské… Read »

Boom in contactless card payments on public transport

Boom in contactless card payments on public transport
7. February 2018

Passengers using Ostrava’s public transport system are increasingly taking advantage of the contactless card payment systems installed in all vehicles (trams, buses and trolleybuses). The… Read »

City district Poruba is piloting the Zero Waste City Project

Ostrava - Poruba’s citizens can play an active role in helping keep their city clean
6. February 2018

There are around 750 bins in city district Poruba’s streets. Now, thanks to a new project, Poruba’s citizens can help ensure that the bins are… Read »

Ostrava´s children will spend two weeks in mountains areas

Ostrava’s clean air fund for children will pay out around 25 million CZK this year
5. February 2018

In May 2010, the City of Ostrava established a special “clean air” fund targeted at children from areas suffering poor air quality. The fund enables… Read »

2 February – World Wetlands Day

2 February – World Wetlands Day
2. February 2018

On 2 February 1971 the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands was signed in the Iranian city of Ramsar. The Convention set out to protect wetlands of… Read »

Cheaper public transport tickets for students

Cheaper public transport tickets planned for students in Ostrava
1. February 2018

Ostrava’s integrated public transport system (ODIS) – which coordinates public transport throughout almost the entire Moravian-Silesian Region – is launching a new pricing structure from… Read »