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1. Cyprus sees 45% rise in vehicle registrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-45-rise-in-vehicle-registrations

Vehicle registrations increased by 45.0% in January-February 2024, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus report "Registration of Motor Vehicles" for the period January-February 2024....

2. Nicosia ranks 17th in European Quality of Life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ranks-17th-in-european-quality-of-life-–-beats-athens-at-27th

A recent survey by the European Commission reveals that Nicosia residents are overwhelmingly satisfied with their quality of life, with 86% expressing contentment. ...

3. US cities struggle as record 36,000 migrants arrive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cities-struggle-as-record-36-000-migrants-arrive

The United States finds itself at a pivotal moment as cities across the nation grapple with a surge in migrants, placing President Joe Biden under increasing pressure from both Republicans and Democrats....

4. 1,000 rescued from snow-stranded vehicles in Sweden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-000-rescued-from-snow-stranded-vehicles-in-sweden

Swedish authorities have successfully evacuated over 1,000 people who were stranded in heavy snow for more than 24 hours on the main E22 road in the Skane region. ...

5. Decoding the tragic legacy from 'Helios' airplane crash to bus blazes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decoding-the-tragic-legacy-from-helios-airplane-crash-to-bus-blazes

Miraculously, there is no other explanation for the situation with the "crazy" school buses. They catch fire, burn up in the good seats, break down on long downhill grades, and, it is whispered, have a whole host of other problems....

6. Urgent measures taken after a series of fires on buses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-measures-taken-after-a-series-of-fires-on-buses

According to the commitment of the Ministry of Transport and the owners of the 570 immobilized buses, a return to normality is expected early this week....

7. Major progress in Cyprus as buses gear up for safety boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-progress-in-cyprus-as-buses-gear-up-for-safety-boost

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeafis shared optimistic updates on the installation of automatic fire extinguishing systems on buses during a recent interview on state radio. ...

8. Government evaluates fire-fighting systems for buses after immobilisation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-evaluates-fire-fighting-systems-for-buses-after-immobilisation

A committee of experts is meeting with the Fire Service to evaluate the automatic fire-fighting systems available to companies in Cyprus and their suitability for use, Transport, Communications and Works Minister Alexis Vafeadis said Tuesday....

9. 570 buses grounded after Aglantzia blaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/570-buses-grounded-after-aglantzia-blaze

The incident last Friday (01/12), where a fire broke out in the school bus engine in Aglantzia, prompted the Ministry of Transport and stakeholders to hold meetings over the weekend....

10. Critical student bus routes axed due to safety directive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-student-bus-routes-axed-due-to-safety-directive

In a directive, the Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has announced that starting Monday, December 4, 2023, buses lacking a specific automatic engine fire extinguishing system are prohibited from operating routes....

11. Intense policing targets truck and bus compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/intense-policing-targets-truck-and-bus-compliance

In a dedicated effort to enhance road safety, the police conducted a comprehensive education and enforcement campaign from Monday, November 6, to Sunday, November 12....

12. Traffic woes make Nicosia's core the key to urban transformation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/traffic-woes-make-nicosia-s-core-the-key-to-urban-transformation

Traffic is one of the most pressing issues that need resolution. While all cities face similar problems, Nicosia leads the pack. Focusing on Nicosia, the state's main effort is concentrated on developing the regional road network—an effort I not only agree with but advocate for intensifying. ...

13. School trip in limbo as unfit buses caught in the act

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-trip-in-limbo-as-unfit-buses-caught-in-the-act

In a recent development reported by Dinos Ellinas, the president of the school committee, buses scheduled for a school trip to Omodos faced a setback as their tires were deemed unsafe by the Road Transport Department and the police in Limassol....

14. Government cuts traffic by 300 vehicles daily thanks to Pame Express

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-cuts-traffic-by-300-vehicles-daily-thanks-to-pame-express

The government enthusiastically embraced the introduction of an additional Pame Express route starting on October 30. Government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis announced during a routine press briefing at the presidential residence on Tuesday that the Pame Express, which began its pilot phase on September 7, has been averaging around 700 daily trips. Estimates indicate that it is relieving the roads of approximately 300 private vehicles each day in this area. ...

15. Fees for Pame Express service to be decided in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fees-for-pame-express-service-to-be-decided-in-2024

Decisions regarding potential charges for the Pame Express service will be made in February 2024 by the Department for Transport, Communications, and Works....

16. Rhapsody of the Seas brings 159 Americans to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhapsody-of-the-seas-brings-159-americans-to-cyprus

The cruise ship Rhapsody of the Seas sailed into Limassol port at dawn, carrying 159 foreign nationals from Israel, the majority of them Americans, as part of the ferry route arranged by the US Embassy in cooperation with the Republic of Cyprus. The US-Cyprus cooperation was praised by Ambassador Julie Fisher, who was at the passenger terminal this morning....

17. Thousands of Armenians flee Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-armenians-flee-nagorno-karabakh-conflict-zone

Tens of thousands of ethnic Armenians have fled from Nagorno-Karabakh since the territory surrendered to Azerbaijan on 20 September....

18. Christodoulides takes on migration, housing, and traffic head-on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-takes-on-migration-housing-and-traffic-head-on

Migration, housing and traffic are the subjects the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides focuses on, aiming for immediate and effective resolution, he said, speaking at the regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) in Limassol on Wednesday afternoon....

19. Elk on the loose causes metro meltdown in Stockholm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elk-on-the-loose-causes-metro-meltdown-in-stockholm

Traffic resumed on Stockholm's red metro line on Wednesday afternoon after an elk who got loose on the tracks was shot dead....

20. Pame Express attracts 563 daily riders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pame-express-attracts-563-daily-riders

Every day, the "Pame Express" service, launched on September 7th, witnesses a growing number of passengers. As reported on ANT1's "In Broad Daylight" broadcast, Andreas Nikiforou, the head of the Public Passenger Transport Directorate, revealed that yesterday, a total of 563 people utilized the "Pame Express."...

21. Education committee discovers the marvelous world of public transit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/education-committee-discovers-the-marvelous-world-of-public-transit

22. Fuel prices surge, electricity rates hold steady

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-prices-surge-electricity-rates-hold-steady

Fuel prices are set to rise by 2-2.5 cents per liter for diesel and slightly less for unleaded gasoline, effective today at petrol stations....

23. Major highway still underwater as storm Daniel submerges vita route

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-highway-still-underwater-as-storm-daniel-submerges-vita-route

The damage wreaked to the national highway and the railway in Central Greece from the passage of storm Daniel last week is extensive and will continue to seriously affect travel between the Greek capital in the south and the northern port city of Thessaloniki, authorities have said....

24. Nicosia's traffic woes tackled head-on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-traffic-woes-tackled-head-on

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades has labeled today as the year's worst day for traffic congestion, coinciding with the return of primary school students to their classes....

25. New bus lane opens, but where are the passengers?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-bus-lane-opens-but-where-are-the-passengers

In recent days, there has been a lot of talk about the increased traffic at the entrance of Nicosia. Many people think this is because of the new bus lane that started operating on September 4th....

26. U-turn on school bus fare hike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-turn-on-school-bus-fare-hike

In a reversal that has quelled widespread apprehension, school bus fares will not be subject to an increase after all. The issue has spurred heated debates among organized parents and the Department of Transportation....

27. New bus Lane to ease Nicosia traffic starting September 4th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-bus-lane-to-ease-nicosia-traffic-starting-september-4th

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced the launch of a 1.8km bus lane on the A1 motorway, operational from September 4, 2023....

28. Human hair boosts Japanese bus fares

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-hair-boosts-japanese-bus-fares

The secret to making fare collection in Japanese buses more efficient turns out to be human hair — particularly Indian people’s hair....

29. Electrifying Cyprus: Only 2.5K EVs drive the change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electrifying-cyprus-only-2-5k-evs-drive-the-change

A total of 26,462 vehicles have been registered with the Department of Road Transport between January and July 2023, according to the most recent data released by the Department of Statistics. Out of the overall new registrations, 701 were electric vehicles, with 502 of them being private saloon cars....

30. Croatian hooligans clash with Greek soccer fans in deadly Athens encounter (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/croatian-hooligans-clash-with-greek-soccer-fans-in-deadly-athens-encounter

Investigations are underway to determine how an estimated 100-120 Croatian hooligans traveling on buses and in cars made their way to Athens from Zagreb on Monday and engaged in deadly clashes with local soccer fans despite a ban on supporters traveling to Greece for a match between Dinamo Zagreb and home team AEK on Tuesday....

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