Within the global #BreakFree2017 campaign, Kyiv activists held an event to draw attention of city authorities and residents to the issues of the public transport the city. They demanded more effort to provide for free and safe biking in the city.
Difficult weather conditions in Kyiv related with a new snowfall that began on Thursday have once again led to a massive congestion in the capital's traffic.
Batkivschyna deputies Oleksandr Bryhynets and Andrii Palovskyy registered bill #2047 on the amendment of Article 26.1 of the Law of Ukraine "On road traffic" (regarding temporary limit or prohibition of vehicle traffic).
Due to heavy snowfall Kyiv streets are completely blocked. According to Yandex service, traffic congestion in the city as of 4:31 p.m. is 10 points out of maximum 10.
One of the passengers caught in snowdrift on the Lvov highway writes that people are starving and freezing in the 30-kilometer traffic jam.
Head of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov declared a state of emergency in the capital.
President's son Viktor Yanukovych has not suffered from traffic jams yesterday since he was working since early morning till late at night.
Residents of Sevastopol should not demand any explanations as to the prolonged blocking of the central city roads because of Yanukovich’s visit today.