Yordanka Fandakova, mayor of Capital Sofia, informed that the Municipality of Sofia is launching new electric buses on lines 23 and 100 on Monday, April 3, and replacing old 20-year-old diesel buses with them. According to Fandakova, the lines will provide a comfortable connection to the residents of Novi Iskar and its district. “Benkovski” with main tram lines.
She emphasizes that since 2019, the Sofia municipality has also included electric buses in the modernization of urban transport. Since then, 45 electric buses have already been running on Sofia lines.
With the support of the Environment Operational Program, the Sofian Municipality is expected to buy 52 more electric buses, and 22 of them will replace old diesel buses – first on lines 23 and 100, and by mid-April on lines 81 and 101.
Mayor Fandakova remarked that the Municipality of Sofia will use the smaller 30 electric buses for hotspots per district. Vitosha HVAC Simeonovo, Malinova Valley, Gorna Banya, Karpuzica and Monastry Meadows to the subway and main tram routes.
It was anticipated to launch the line in mid-April through “Monastery Meadows – West” and in the summer and the rest.
She thanked the Minister of Ecology, Mrs Rositsa Karamfilova, for her assistance and care for Sofia and the Head of the Environmental Program, Mrs Simeonova.
Mayor Fandakova remarked that development continues as another new kindergarten for four groups in the Vitosha district is constructed. It is about to be put into operation, and in September, 78 children will be able to visit kindergarten 116 in the community.
She underlines that the Municipality of Sofia built the new building on an old 1948 site. , which did not meet the requirements and could accept a small group.
Mayor Fandakova said that the mayor of Vitosha district is among the most successful district mayors in the construction of kindergartens. The district is among those with the greatest shortages, and the mayor’s involvement in preparing the projects is extremely important.
She said, “The mayors of districts are entrusted with all construction procedures, and their work depends on the pace of construction, for which I have committed funding.
The Mayor of Sofia noted that in Vitosha, they are building a new building for three groups in the district. “Boyana”, and within a month, the construction of a 7-group kindergarten in the district will begin.
Mayor Petkov promised in April to be ready with the contract to build the new kindergarten schools in the district. “Monastery Meadows – West”.
A total of 23 are new buildings of kindergartens currently being built on the municipality’s territory, and 17 of them, with over 2,100 new places expected to be ready by the end of the year.