Sofia

Pedestrianization Plans for Al. Stamboliyski Boulevard in Sofia

bTV reported that following recent measures to widen bicycle lanes and increase parking spaces by narrowing "Vitosha" Blvd. and "Patriarch Evtimiy" Blvd., authorities in Sofia are now planning to convert a section of another prominent boulevard into a pedestrian zone. The targeted area is the final segment of "Al Stamboliyski" Blvd. in front of "Sveta Nedelya" square.

Weather Update: Heavy Rainfall Forecast for Western Bulgaria

Today, heavy rainfall is expected in several regions, including Sofia-city, as a yellow weather warning has been issued. Cloud cover will persist throughout the day, with brief but intense precipitation anticipated in Western Bulgaria, particularly in areas like Sofia-city, Sofia, Pernik, Kyustendil, Smolyan, Blagoevgrad, and Pazardzhik.

Sofia-Sever Station Changes: Updates Due to Central Railway Station Modernization

Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) has announced that starting today, there will be further adjustments to train services passing through Sofia-Sever station. These modifications are necessitated by significant delays in train compositions experienced in recent days.

Embracing Inclusion: Sofia Pride 2024 Returns to the Heart of Sofia

Sofia Pride 2024, the largest event advocating for human rights in Bulgaria, is scheduled to take place at Prince Alexander I Batenberg Square on June 22. This new venue will host the pre-march concert, featuring some of Bulgaria's top musical talents, providing a platform for young artists to perform in front of thousands.

"Solidary Bulgaria" Advocates for Restoration of Soviet Army Monument on Victory Day

On Victory Day, commemorating the end of World War II, the coalition "Solidary Bulgaria" marked the occasion with a symbolic gesture at the dismantled monument to the Soviet army in Sofia. With flowers adorning the fence and an inscription declaring "There will be a monument here again!", the coalition reiterated its commitment to restoring the monument.

Enhanced Mobility: Sofia Launches New Tram Line and Transit Improvements

As of today, Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is rolling out a series of enhancements to its public transportation system, including the launch of a new tram line and improvements to existing services. The upgrades aim to provide residents with more efficient and comfortable commuting options.

Controversy Erupts Over New Traffic and Parking Changes, Including Bike Lanes, in Sofia's City Center

The recent implementation of traffic and parking adjustments along key boulevards and streets in Sofia's city center has sparked heated debates and disputes among residents. Notably, alterations on Vitosha, Patriarch Eftimi, and Fritjof Nansen boulevards, including diagonal parking arrangements, have fueled discussions on social media platforms.

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