Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic published the new measure which is focused on international bus passengers. They have to fill out an electronic incoming form before they cross the borders.
Today, the Ministry of Transport received final tenders for the pilot PPP project for the construction, operation and maintenance of the D4 highway between Příbram and Písek. If the Concession Agreement is approved by the Czech government and the Chamber of Deputies by the end of 2020, construction work on the site will begin in March 2021.
DB Netz and Správa železnic announce a new public procurement for project management in the so-called "joint planning area" for project New Railway Connection Dresden – Prague. The project shall take place between 2020 and 2024 in the pre-planning phase.
The European Vega rocket will take 53 satellites from the Kourou spaceport in the French Guyana to orbit. The satellites will be gradually released during the flight from a launch system called dispenser. The system was made in the Czech Republic. This is the most expensive piece of Czech hardware ever launched to space since our joining the European Space Agency in 2008. The rocket was supposed to be launched on Sunday June 21, but the launch was postponed for bad weather.
Ředitelství silnic a dálnic started the 2020 national-wide traffic counting on July 12. The results are primarily intended for the Ministry of Transport, ŘSD ČR and Regions as the base for decision-making and planning roads, environmental protection and meeting Europe-wide traffic goals. They will be also used for design and review work.
On July 9 the European Parliament passed an extensive reform package for road traffic in the European Union, known as the mobility package. The new rules will regulate access to the market for trucks, conditions for sending out employees in road transport and improve the conditions of drivers. Its aim is also to push through – in a more efficient way – rules that make traffic safer.