Malta’s longest traffic flyover is now open

Malta’s drivers are getting an early Christmas present. Fewer delays and shorter traffic jams have been promised after the opening of Malta’s longest flyover. The new road eliminates the need for traffic lights in Paola and drastically reduce congestion on the streets around Paola, Qormi, Albert Town and Luqa. Infrastructure Malta said it is the third […]

Malta gets a new road linking Mriehel and Qormi

Work has begun on a new road linking Canon Road in Qormi with the Mriehel Industrial Estate. Infrastructure Malta said it started building the new route on Monday. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said the new stretch of road, extending over half a kilometre, would ‘make life easier for workers and residents in the Mriehel […]

Malta to plant more than 6,700 trees this year

More than 6,700 trees will be planted in Malta this year as part of a €1 million project. Transport minister Ian Borg announced that indigenous species would be planted in 31 different locations across Malta by the end of 2019. They include Saqqajja Hill in Rabat, the Marsa Junction, Sir Alexander Ball Gardens in Safi, […]

All you need to know about Malta’s new scooter rules

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Electric scooter riders in Malta could soon need a licence and insurance. The proposed new measures outlined by Transport Minister Ian Borg, who said that the number of scooters on Malta’s roads had soared in recent months. He said there needed to be a balance between encouraging their use and public safety. Dr Borg told […]

Malta’s prettiest fishing village gets a €4 million breakwater

Work has started on a new €4 million breakwater at Malta’s most picturesque fishing village. Fishermen in Marsaxlokk have crying out for a sea barrier for decades to protect their boats from the winter storms. Malta’s transport minister said the start of work on the project was good news for everyone in Marsaxlokk. Ian Borg […]

Footbridge to be built over one of Malta’s busiest roads

A footbridge is to be built across one of Malta’s busiest roads to make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists. Transport Minister Ian Borg said the new bridge over Corradino Hill in Paola would provide safer and easier access to MCAST for thousands of college students. The plans were unveiled on Tuesday morning by Infrastructure […]

Almost 300 Maltese roads to be upgraded this year

The latest €70 million upgrade of Malta’s roads has been hailed as ‘good news for families and motorists’. Another 170 streets across Malta are to be resurfaced and rebuilt over the next 12 months as part of the scheme, bringing the total number of roadworks this year to almost 300. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said […]

How to make the most of Malta’s new car share service

More than 1,000 drivers have already signed up for Malta’s new car sharing service – less than a week after it was first announced on 89.7 Bay. GoTo Malta lets you use and share electric cars by parking them in specially designated spaces. Other motorists can then find and use the car via an mobile […]

Drink-drive breath test kits handed out in Valletta

Free breathalysers have been handed out on the streets of Valletta to promote this year’s drink-driving crackdown. A zero tolerance campaign to target Maltese drivers who plan to have a drink at Christmas has been launched by Transport Malta, the Ministry of Health and Malta Police. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said: ‘If you find […]