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This is how Warsaw has changed

published: 2018-11-06 10:00, mlan
“A Warsaw of the future means active residents, a friendly space and an open metropolis.”- said Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw. fot. “A Warsaw of the future means active residents, a friendly space and an open metropolis.”- said Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw.

Over the last 12 years, the development of Warsaw has been related to every part of life – from an effective and constantly developing public transport system to the modernisation and construction of new healthcare facilities, to the development of a network of schools, pre-schools and crèches. These changes would not have been possible if not for Varsovians.


The capital city is rich in the diversity of its residents,” said Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw. “Many come here to pursue their dreams. They quickly start feeling at home. They say ‘we are local’, as they feel good here. We all, those who were born here and willingly chose the city, create Warsaw,” highlighted the Mayor.

Quickly and conveniently  
Public transport is a showcase of our city. Buses, trains, trams and the metro, are the means of transport most often chosen by Varsovians, and they provide service to more than one billion passengers every year.
Varsovians can use 311 new trams (including low-floor ones), 1167 low-floor buses (including vehicles with hybrid, electric and gas engines), 35 Inspiro metro trains and 28 modern SKM trains.

The convenient moving about the city would not be possible without repairs (750 km) and constructing new pavements and streets (100 km). Traffic in the northern part of the city was greatly streamlined by the newly constructed Maria Skłodowska-Curie bridge. The surface of repaired pedestrian routes and streets are even and pedestrian- as well as driver-friendly, as architectural barriers are removed during the repairs. Living in a big city is the art of compromise. Drivers, cyclists, public transport passengers and pedestrians must remember not only about their own comfort, but also about the fact that we are creating a space for future generations.

Cycling through the city
Within twelve years we have built and modernised over 367 km of cycling infrastructure, and, in 2012, we launched the Veturilo bike rental system. The popularity of bicycles as a means of transport is constantly on the rise. In 2015, the Warsaw Traffic Survey indicated that 3.8 percent of all non-walking journeys were made by bicycle. Today this percentage can be estimated to equal 5.5. percent. The available bike network