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    Two new trams have just arrived in Warsaw – the first of the ordered 123 state-of-the-art, tailor-made vehicles. The presentation at the Żoliborz tram depot was attended by Deputy Mayor Robert Soszyński, the President of Tramwaje Warszawskie Wojciech Bartelski and Sun Mira, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Poland.

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    Warsaw students from primary schools travel by Warsaw Public Transport for free with the School Student’s Card. You can already apply for cards for first-graders and for their validity extension for students of grades 4-7.

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    On its official Facebook profile, the Warsaw Zoo asks for help in choosing a name for a baby female bongo. It must start with the letter "M".

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    On May 14, four population vaccination points in Warsaw will start operating. They will be launched in Śródmieście, Białołęka, Targówek and Wawer Districts. Registration for vaccinations in these places is already in progress, and information on how to do this is available on the website warszawaszczepi.pl.

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    Next to the Warsaw Mermaid stands the Time Capsule (Kapsuła czasu), where you can throw in a vision of the city's future in 100 years. Artistic, visual and multimedia images of Warsaw in 100 years' time will be sealed under a golden dome.

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    The 13th season of the Warsaw Tourist Lines, which will last until September 26, is ahead of us. The Warsaw Tourist Lines is not only a treat for enthusiasts of public transport, but also a way to get to know Warsaw, its monuments and interesting sites.

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    Spring is the time when wild boars procreate and sows are moving with their piglets. This is also when Warsaw’s residents are reporting numerous encounters with wild boars and damage made by them, especially in gardens and lawns, as well as the sense of threat they cause. The number of reports filed with the Municipal Forests in Q1 2021 is almost three times higher than in the corresponding period of 2020. Recommendations Let us remind you that in order to avoid encounters with...

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    In late May more than 17,300 eighth-graders from Warsaw will have their first important written exam in Polish, mathematics and a foreign language. We have prepared special educational videos for students preparing for this important test. Let us recall that due to the pandemic and distance learning, this year’s eighth-grader’s exam will be held in a one-time new formula, following the examination requirements included in appendices to the Regulation of Minister Przemysław...

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    The primary and obligatory census method in the National Population and Housing Census is online self-enumeration. A convenient and safe option for Individuals with no computer or Internet access is self-enumeration through the census telephone line (number 22 279 99 99).

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    Parents are invited to a series of free meetings organised by the Warsaw Centre for Education and Social Innovations and Training on the subject of depression among children and adolescents.

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    Leaseholders of commercial properties in Warsaw have received rent discounts for a total of over PLN 50 million. In addition, in 2021 rents are not indexed for inflation. This is essential help from the city during the pandemic. Rent for commercial properties was one of the first forms of assistance provided by the City of Warsaw to businesspeople during the pandemic. Initially it was introduced for three months, and when this proved insufficient, the time limit was set 30 days...

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    We are again launching an initiative to support entrepreneurial people through the next edition of the counselling programme, Academy_Smolna#2021.

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    In recent years the food sharing idea has gained in popularity. Varsovians are more and more cautious when it comes to not wasting food that is still fit for consumption. Currently there are several dozen food sharing points (list of all points). Recently another has been opened at 80/82 Przybyszewskiego Street in Bielany. As part of the participatory budget, residents have requested more such food sharing points. We often find ourselves with excess food. Let’s do what we can not...

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    Despite substantial budgetary problems, Warsaw will build line 3 of the metro. This is the decision made in recent days by Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski. Line M3 will connect Praga-Południe with the city centre, and later on also with Ochota and Mokotów districts. In the first stage, to be completed in 2028, six stations will be created.

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    After reaching a full operability of the city vaccination points, Warsaw will vaccinate more than 80 thousand residents per week. The largest city mass vaccination points will be created at the Warsaw Legia Stadium. We have opened 13 mass vaccination points under the programme. These will operate in Warsaw’s districts: Białołęka, Targówek, Wola, Żoliborz, Ursynów, Mokotów, Wilanów, Wawer, Śródmieście and Pragi-Północ, as well as on three metro stations. After reaching a full...

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    From April 2021, waste collection charges for Warsaw’s residents will be calculated on the basis of their water use. With this method, Varsovians will have an impact on their monthly waste collection charge rates. Warsaw’s residents will pay for waste disposal according to their water use: PLN 12.73 per 1 cubic metre of consumed water monthly. This applies to both single-family and multi-family buildings. As we have warned earlier, the waste management charges increasing...

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    The Comprehensive Tree Crown Map for the entire Warsaw is already available! Thanks to mapping over 7 million trees, we are able to effectively manage Warsaw's tree resources, and residents can check which trees grow in their neighbourhood. “Warsaw is the first city in Poland which have undertaken such a task. With the map we will be able to better manage the city’s greenery, identifying areas where there are less trees, where there are gaps in green corridors and where our...

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    The city budget is used to subsidise the operations of 17 municipal theatres, 6 municipal museums, city district libraries and their branches, the district library, and community and culture centres. We also provide funds for the following cultural institutions: The Copernicus Science Centre, the Old Town Culture Centre the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra, the History Meeting House, the Centre for Thought of John Paul II, the Andrzej Wajda Centre For Film Culture Stołeczna Estrada...

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    In Warsaw, where over 35,000 infants are born annually, two neonatal ambulance teams are in operation. In order to ensure safe transport for small patients, the local government authorities of Mazovia and Warsaw will finance the purchase of a new ambulance for newborns and premature babies for the capital "Meditrans".

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    We closed the year 2020 with 80 monuments that were renovated owing to a subsidy from the City of Warsaw. The capital allocated over PLN 8 million for this purpose. By the decision of the City Council, financial support was granted to objects entered into the register of monuments and those included in the municipal register of monuments.