In times of COVID-2019 outbreak the Directorate and the Finnish project partners continue working on the project activities remotely.
In March, 2020 Managing Authority of the South - East Finland-Russia CBC Programme approved the project interim report and, based on this, transfer to the lead partner the second part of the grant for implementation of the second year project activities.
During the second year of implementation the Directorate focuses on the project infrastructure component. At the moment, it is in the process of obtaining the last approval of technical solutions and preparations for tendering procedures to choose a contractor who will build cycling infrastructure under the project already this year.
Simultaneously, City of Imatra and Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of the South-East Finland, continue developing their research works under the project and specify in more details their content.