Prague, 10th July 2012 – Due to the closure of the Národní třída metro station, the Prague Public Transit Co. (PPT) will dispatch the maximum number of low-floor trams, including lines that run through the city centre. Wheelchair users will also be able to use a new search tool that has been created in cooperation with the Prague Wheelchair Users Organization and was launched at the end of this June on www.dpp.cz, where one can thus easily find barrier-free connections and barrier-free status for all Prague trams stops.
Prague, 29th June 2012 – The management of the Prague Public Transit Co. (PPT) and union organizations active within the PPT today signed an addendum to the collective agreement for the three-year period 2012-2015.
Prague, 16th May 2012 – The Prague Public Transit Co. (PPT) is introducing new printed tickets that are currently placed into distribution. They contain completely new anti-fraud elements such as a hologram, QR code, cut-out or special chemical dyes. The 21 million tickets, which were printed by Státní tiskárna cenin [The State Securities Printing Works] as part of a one-time order, are one-third cheaper than before, including the printing of ads on the reverse of selected tickets. This amount of new tickets will suffice until the end of 2012, and starting January 2013, tickets will be supplied by a printer chosen in a new tender.
Prague, 1st December 2011 – The CEO of Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy (Prague Transport Company – DPP), Martin Dvořák, informed today the mayor of the Capital City of Prague, Mr. Bohuslav Svoboda, about his resignation from the office of the CEO and chairman of the board of directors of DPP. He will resign as of 5th December 2011.
Prague, 26th October 2011 - Prague Public Transport presents its long-term „Metro Art“ project which will point out the architectural and artistic qualities of the Prague Metro and will place other art forms within its spaces. The project will start in conjunction with the international KomiksFEST!.
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In Prague, August 19, 2011 – The booklet called “110 výletů s Dopravním podnikem hl. m. Prahy (DPP) (110 Trips with DPP – the Prague Public Transport Company), offering readers tips for excursions in and around Prague using its public transport network has been very well received. That is why DPP has decided to prepare for its passengers an application designed to help them in planning trips in their iPhone or other mobile equipment.
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Prague, July 21, 2011 – On July 25, 2011 the Prague Public Transport Company marks a major anniversary - 120 years since the opening of the funicular railway to Petřín, at that time using a water-balance drive system. A 383-metre long track for the funicular was built in 1891 to facilitate Prague citizens´ visits to the city’s new attraction – Petřín lookout tower.
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In Prague, July 13, 2011 – The first electric streetcar launched its operation in the Czech capital 120 years ago. Since then the Prague Public Transport Company trams covered almost 5.8 billion kilometres and transported over 36 billion passengers.
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