Lviv is the largest city of Western Ukraine founded in 1256 with a population of 730,000 inhabitants. It is an important cultural, tourist, historical center of the country. Each year, about 100,000 students study there.
Urban transport consists of trams, trolleybuses, buses. The bicycle movement is currently about 2% of all trips, and the percentage of bicycle possession is 20%. In 2011, the city council approved the development Program of the first stage of the cycle network, which provides for the construction of 268 km of cycle tracks and bogies until the end of 2020.
In 2013, the process of creating a pedestrian zone in the medieval city within the former defensive walls, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, began.
The city has a system of electric public transport: 9 tram and 9 trolleybus routes (ME LvivElectroTrans).
Most of the inhabitants currently use bus routes, which are 56 (city’s) and served by 4 private operators and one municipal ATP-1.
At night, 7 night municipal bus routes connect the urban outskirts with the city center and the Main railway station.