A sociological survey carried out in April 2019, commissioned by the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, provides detailed information on the travel habits of the Bulgarians. The survey is national representative and covers 2007 citizens, aged 15+ years.

At least once a year 70% of the Bulgarians travel outside their place of residence. However, relatively regularly (at least once per month) travel slightly more than half of them — about 38% of the Bulgarians.

The Minister of Environment and Water Mr. Neno Dimov and The Mayor of Cherven Bryag Municipality Mrs. Verginia Vassileva have signed an agreement for prevention and strengthening of the areas where massive landslides occur. The execution of the project will prevent landslide and increase the protection the life and the health of more than 50,000 people.

The Minister of Environment and Water  Mr. Neno Dimov, the acting Mayor of Varna Municipality Mr. Peycho Peichev and the Executive Director of City Transport EAD - Varna Mr. Zlati Zlatev signed an agreement for municipal urban transport modernization. The project is funded by the Operational Programme Environment 2014-2020 (OPE). The total amount of the investment is BGN 85.4 million. OPE provides BGN 70 million.

The construction of Zheleznitza tunnel at Struma motorway has been launched, as well as the road sections right before and after it. The facility will be about 2 km long and will be the longest road tunnel built up to now in Bulgaria. The implementation is been divided into three parts: the tunnel and the road before and after it, in order to be able to work simultaneously and complete within the duration of the “Transport and Transport Infrastructure Operational Programme” 2014-2020.

The Minister of Environment and Water  Mr. Neno Dimov, the acting Mayor of Vratsa Municipality Mrs. Maria Popova and Trolleybus Transport Manager - Vratsa EOOD Mrs.Victoria Nacheva have signed an agreement for the modernization of urban transport in the municipality. 13 new electric buses and 9 new trolleybuses for public transport will be purchased with the financial means of OP Environment in Vratsa. Delivery and installation of 13 slow loading buses and one fast loading station are foreseen.

Three new agreements for the delivery of eco-friendly vehicles for the city of Sofia were signed today by The Minister of Environment and Water Mr. Neno Dimov , the acting Mayor of Sofia Municipality Mrs. Irina Savina and the Executive Directors of Sofia Electric Transport EAD and Sofia Auto Transport EAD – Mr. Evgeniy Ganchev and Mr. Slav Monov. The prjects will improve significantly the air quality in the municipality.

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov and Eng. Slavcho Slavkov, manager of Water Supply and Sewerage Ltd. - Kardzhali, have signed a contract for the completion and reconstruction of the water supply system and sewerage networks. The total investment is over BGN 67.8 million. The Operational Programme Environment 2014-2020 (OPE) provides a grant of over BGN 49.8 million.

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov, the Mayor of Rousse Plamen Stoilov and the Executive Director of Municipal Transport Rousse EAD Alexander Georgiev signed a contract for improvement of air quality through investments in ecological transport.

This is the first project under Operational Programme Environment 2014-2020 (OPE) with measures to address transport as a source of atmospheric air pollution with fine particulate matter (PM10). The total investment is BGN 46.8 million. OPE provides BGN 39 million.

The redeployment of the performance reserve on the priority axes of the Operational Programme “Transport and Transport Infrastructure”” (OPTTI) 2014-2020 is the approach which ensures that no loss of funds will be allowed and that the financial resources of the programme will be fully used.

On-the-spot check of the central section of the new Line 3 of Sofia Metro has registered high level of implementation of the project construction works

The construction of the new Line 3 of Sofia Metro is at its final stage – this has been registered by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rosen Zhelyazkov and the Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, together with representatives
of the medias during the inspection of Stage 1 (the Central part) of the metro Line 3 in the capital.

Currently, two out of four stages of Line 3 of Sofia Metro are under construction – from “Vladimir Vazov” blvd. to Ovcha kupel R.D. with total length of 12 km and 12 metro-stations.