Chris Johnstone|01.12.2011

Prague public transport boss makes tracks after coalition change

In what is being interpreted as another tremor following the shake-up of Prague City Hall’s ruling coalition last week, the head of the Czech capital’s public transport company Martin Dvořák has announced his resignation. Dvořák was said to be close to some of the Civic Democrat deciders who have been sidelined by the new coalition with TOP 09.

Raymond Johnston|29.03.2011

Czechs lead EU in using public transport

For getting around on a daily basis, some 37 percent of Czechs said public transportation was their main mode of transport on a daily basis, according to Eurobarometer. This was the highest proportion of any EU country. But Czech drivers scored as some of the toughest customers when it comes to reasons that would make them leave their cars at home.