Never been in Moldova and interested to see how the transportation arrangements work in people’s daily lives. Here you have a broad range of views, articles and videos to put you in the picture.
The Streets of Moldova: First Glimpses
If you do not know Chisinau and Moldova and want to have a first feel for how the transport scene works there, sit back and have a look. And as you will see from the vantage of what we call “sustainable mobility” it offers a very mixed scene: things that work, and others that could work better. Like virtually every city on this gasping planet. Let’s have a look.
Traffic in Chisinau – http://www.numbeo.com/traffic/city_result.jsp
A minute in traffic in Chisinau (including some outstanding cowboy parking)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8Aja_GgJuE
Morning commute – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzNnbyTINh0
How is traffic flowing in central Chisinau right now –http://computer.md/webcam-online/chisinau-ciocana.php
And if you want a longer and wider look at traffic and street life in Chisinau –https://www.youtube.com/results…
Moldova Chisinau crowded streeets with ped
Ride on a local bus in Chisinau – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0o–lFVZ0E
A 7 minute ride on a trolleybus – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd5qB2_-248
Moldova Chisinau trolleybus loading
Walking in Chisinau – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zOxWXRQGzU
Chisinau street life – https://www.youtube.com/watch…
Pedestrian street projects – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94riKvnd7D8
Activists attacking illegally parked cars – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRxyMgG-D34
Moldova Chisinau activists illegally parked cars 2
As you can see things are pretty lively on the streets of Chisinau, the good, the bad and the ugly. Time to take a closer look.
GETTING TO KNOW MOLDOVA
National Transport Statistics – https://knoema.com/…/republic-of-mold…/topics/Transportation
WHO on road safety, injuries in Moldova http://www.who.int/…/country_profil…/republic_of_moldova.pdf
Ministry of the Environment – http://www.mediu.gov.md/index.…/…/component/content/article…
Environment groups in Moldava –http://academic.evergreen.edu/g/grossmaz/degnermoldova.ppt
Briefing Book From Development Partners of Moldova –http://www.worldbank.org/…/moldova/publication/briefing-book
Moldova – Lost in Transition – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lly_FAAizi8(Tilted toward youth and Europe but still an important part of the story).
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