As the nationwide strike of general education school teachers begins on Monday, January 22, most of Tallinn's municipal general education schools will participate. Starting from Wednesday, January 24, support strikes will also be initiated by employees of pre-school, hobby, and vocational education institutions.
To improve traffic flow and safety, the maximum permitted driving speed in the Tallinn city centre will continue to be reduced. The speed limit will be lowered to 40 km/h on Jõe, Pronksi, Liivalaia, and Suur-Ameerika streets, and to 30 km/h on Kaarli puiestee.
Tallinn libraries extend opening hours during teachers' strike, offering educational activities for children
Tallinn Central Library and its branch libraries will open from 9 AM during the first half of next week, from January 22 to 24, coinciding with the beginning of the teachers' strike. They welcome children and students to come in for reading and studying.
Tallinn is planning to construct new tramways on Liivalaia Street and along the Pollinator Highway (Putukaväil) leading to Pelguranna. The plan involves adding three kilometers of new tracks.
Tallinn is planning to construct new tramways on Liivalaia Street and along the Pollinator Highway (Putukaväil) leading to Pelguranna. This week, the City Government sent a proposal to the Ministry of Climate for European Union funding to expand the city's tram network. The plan involves adding three kilometers of new tracks.
This year, Tallinn continues to support projects that enhance residents' environmental awareness and improve gardening opportunities in the city.
Today marked the reopening of the Tallinn Athletics Hall, following extensive renovations. The facility now boasts significantly improved conditions for both training and hosting competitions in various sports. In addition to athletics, the hall is equipped to host competitions in judo, wrestling, karate, fencing, shooting, weightlifting, and other sports.
At the end of last year, the results of the fourth round of the Test in Tallinn program, initiated by the city of Tallinn, revealed two new partner companies with which the city decided to proceed and hopes to reach the testing phase.
The renovated Miiamilla Children's Museum was opened on January 11 by the Estonian President Alar Karis, Sirje Karis, Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart, and children who contributed to the museum’s completion. The new permanent exhibition "Children's Universes" welcomes visitors starting Saturday, January 13.
On Monday, January 15, GScan OÜ, one of the four winners of Tallinnovation 2023, will begin measuring the cross-section of the exterior facade of the Tallinn City Government's main building (located at Vabaduse väljak 7) using muon scanners. The measurements will last approximately three weeks.