Lower Vítkovice Welcomed a Record of 1,655,514 Visitors Last Year

Lower Vítkovice Welcomed a Record of 1,655,514 Visitors Last Year
9. January 2019

Last year marked another record for the national cultural monument Lower Vítkovice in Ostrava. For the first time in its history, the unique industrial area welcomed… Read »

Research at VŠB – Technical University Ostrava will examine the recovery of metallurgical waste

Industrial wastes need to be addressed before production
18. December 2018

In metallurgical production, there are a number of by-products, waste or materials, which are currently recovered. For some wastes and waste materials, however, further use… Read »

The Norwegian-Czech “Smart City” Workshop Took Place in Ostrava

The Norwegian-Czech "Smart City" Workshop Took Place in Ostrava
12. December 2018

On Tuesday, December 11, the New City Hall hosted the 4th year of the Norwegian-Czech “smart city” workshop called “Strategy and Infrastructure of Smart Cities in the… Read »

Ostrava Believes in Hydrogen Future

Ostrava Believes in Hydrogen Future
11. December 2018

The City of Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian Region will support the use of hydrogen propulsion in public transport. Tomáš Macura, the Mayor of Ostrava, and… Read »

Shared Bikes Will Be Back Next Year

Shared Bikes Will Be Back Next Year
10. December 2018

Bicycle sharing has completed its first season in Ostrava. The bikes were used by more than 16,000 users, who have travelled the distance of 130,000… Read »

Electric buses with ultrafast charging

Ostrava has electric buses with ultrafast charging
5. November 2018

The Ostrava Transport Company is the first in the Czech Republic to have commissioned two electric buses with “opportunity charging” technology, which allows ultra-fast charging…. Read »

20 new Stadler trams runs in Ostrava

20 new Stadler trams runs in Ostrava
2. November 2018

On 1 November, the Ostrava Transport Company put twenty modern Stadler nOVA trams into service. These low-floor trams can carry up to 188 passengers.  The… Read »

Another 68 children have their own tree

The sixth planting in the Youth Park
29. October 2018

The planting of trees on the occasion of the birth of children is very popular among the citizens of the city district Ostrava-Jih. The sixth… Read »

Bees in the Ostrava Zoo

Bees in the Ostrava Zoo
24. October 2018

This year, Zoo Ostrava started breeding a new animal species – honey bees (Apis mellifera). The main reason for the breeding of bees is the… Read »

Excellent research at VŠB-TU

Excellent research at VŠB-TU
23. October 2018

The Institute of Environmental Technologies, which is part of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, has received over CZK 100 million from the Operational Program… Read »