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Integrated Transport Strategy for the period until 2030

22 June 2017 A+AA-
Integrated Transport Strategy for the period until 2030

The Integrated Transport Strategy for the period until 2030 was adopted by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria with Decision No 336/23 June 2017. The strategic document is in compliance with the requirements of the Ex-Ante Conditionalities 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 (Transport) of the European Structural and Investment Funds.

The Strategy is in accordance with the Partnership Agreement of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The Integrated Transport Strategy for the period until 2030 was adopted by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria on 21 June 2017.

The strategic objectives of the transport policy for the period until 2030 are:

  • Increasing the effectiveness and competitiveness of the transport sector
  • Improvement of the transport connectivity and access (internal and external)
  • Limiting the negative effects of the transport sector development.

The strategic priorities of the transport sectorare as follows: 

  • Effective maintenance, modernization and development of transport infrastructure
  • Improvement of the management of the transport system
  • Development of intermodal transport
  • Improvement of the conditions for implementation of the principles for liberalization of the transport market
  • Reduction of the consumption of fuel and increasing the energy efficiency of transport
  • Improvement of the connectivity of the Bulgarian transport system with the Single European transport space
  • Ensuring quality and easily accessible transport in all regions of the country
  • Limiting the negative effects of transport on environment and people’s health
  • Increasing security and safety of the transport system.


As a part of the Strategy a National Transport Model is prepared. The model covers freight and passenger traffic as well as all modes of transport. On the basis of the model different scenarios for the transport sector development are elaborated.

For the purposes of the investment programming some projects are identified and their realization will contribute to the sustainable development of the transport sector in medium and long-term period.

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