Major roadworks begin from Mriehel to Ta’ Qali

Roadworks have started on the main road connecting Mriehel, Birkirkara, Balzan, Attard and Ta’ Qali. The €55 million upgrade will slash congestion, reduce pollution and increase safety, according to bosses at Malta’s roads agency. Infrastructure Malta posted on Facebook: ‘Today, we are starting Central Link Project, a €55 million upgrade of the arterial road corridor […]

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 […]

Could Malta eventually have more cars than people?

Malta could soon have more cars than people, if new figures are anything to go by. The number of vehicles on Malta’s roads now stands at an astonishing 394,955, according to National Statistics Office in Valletta. That’s an incredible rise of 12,350 in just a year. To put things into perspective, the human population in […]

Thursdays are the worst for road accidents in Malta

Thursdays are the worst for road accidents in Malta, according to new research. The number of car crashes is the higher on a Thursday than any other day. The data emerged from road accident figures published by the National Statistics Office in Valletta on Tuesday. Six people lost their lives on Malta’s roads between April […]