Green cities, monochrome politicians

With the presidential elections around the corner and the outgoing administration rushing to complete its outstanding tasks, the eco-friendly culture finally seems to have kicked in with this government. The Council of


Limassol’s public transport goes electric

Public transport in Limassol is going green, with 35 fully electric buses on the city’s roads in February, pushing the older diesel models into retirement. The 35 six-metre-long electric busses will be

Transport minister vows to ease traffic gridlock

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos pledges to significantly reduce traffic congestion on Cyprus roads with various measures and initiatives. In an interview with CNA, Karousos said that traffic at the entry point of

Supercharging alternative energy

One would think that with the abundance of free natural resources, mainly from the sun, Cyprus would have invested heavily, over the years, not only in tapping solar energy but also in


Cyprus fails RES targets

Despite recording the third biggest increase in the share of renewable energy in transport, Cyprus is ranked sixth from the bottom among EU member states, missing its 2020 target. Environmentalists say last-minute


Law on motorbikes to tighten

The Transport Ministry is moving to change the law on driving licences for mopeds and motorbikes to reduce road accidents involving motorcyclists. It said a proposal shaped by the road safety council