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Helsinki approved 23 million euro for a tunnel for pedestrians and cyclists

It will take about 2 years to construct it

  • February 04, 2019 21:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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Helsinki councillors made concrete plans to improve the ability of residents and visitors to move around the city by bike or on foot. Helsinki city councillors approved plans to build a tunnel for pedestrians and cyclists last week. Now the proposed downtown bicycle and pedestrian tunnel project is going ahead.

Helsinki approved 23 million euro for a tunnel for pedestrians and cyclists

The tunnel project - a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly path connecting the east and west sides of the Central Railway Station - will cost an estimated 23 million euros. The funding for the project will be taken from the 2019-2023 budgets, and it will take about two years to construct the tunnel.

Source: Helsinki Municipality