Bikesharing is doing well in Ostrava

2. August 2019

Bikesharing is very popular in Ostrava. In the first three months of this year, people rented the bikes of Nextbike, the service provider, nearly 156,000… Read »

Coking Plant in Dolní Vítkovice has been made accessible

New tour has been opened
26. July 2019

Dolní Vítkovice is one of the biggest tourist attractions not only in the Moravian-Silesian Region, but also in the whole Czech Republic. Now a new… Read »

Ostrava already knows the look of its new trams

Ostrava will have new Škoda ForCity Smart trams next autumn
17. July 2019

The Ostrava Public Transport Company (DPO) unveiled the design of its new Škoda ForCity Smart trams, which will be deployed in Ostrava next autumn. Ostrava… Read »

New open-air classroom will make learning fun

On Friday 14 June, an unusual new outdoor teaching space was used for the first time in a city centre park.
18. June 2019

The “Open-Air Classroom” project, based in a small park just a couple of blocks away from Ostrava’s City Hall (Park Československých letců), was one of… Read »

The “Bike to Work” project was a great success despite poor weather

The annual “Bike to Work” competition was held for the ninth time running this May.
14. June 2019

The competition is targeted at all cyclists, runners and pedestrians who not only want to improve their fitness, health and mood, but would also like… Read »

Pilot project to double the volume of separated waste

OZO Ostrava’s pilot project in the collection of separated waste into blue-yellow bins
12. June 2019

More than double the amount of plastics compared to the usual monthly average, an 82 percent increase in sorted paper and a 32 percent drop… Read »

Who won the Ostrava eco-race?

5. June 2019

For several months, Ostrava has been the scene of a public education campaign aiming to raise both citizens’ and visitors’ awareness of the options for… Read »

The Black Meadow Community Park

A community resource for citizens
3. June 2019

The Black Meadow Community Park – at the site of the former market near Ostrava’s exhibition centre – has recently been re-opened. This is one… Read »

Young explorers find water

31. May 2019

The castle in Silesian Ostrava recently hosted the finals of the “Find the Source” competition – an annual event (now in its 18th year) for… Read »

Ostrava Transport Company to build “smart stops”

The current form of the stop can be decided by the citizens themselves.
31. May 2019

Public transport stops in the city are visited by many people every day. But the seemingly ordinary space can be upgraded to a new level… Read »