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Vantaa City Council decided: Vantaa to build the light railNews
Vantaa City Council decided in its meeting on May 22 on building Vantaa’s first light rail. Building the light rail can begin in the fall of 2024, and traffic is estimated to begin in 2029.
Statement: Photographs of children and young people involved in accidents should not be publishedNews
The cities of Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa want to remind everyone that all adults, including bystanders and members of the media, are responsible for protecting children and young people from publicity in situations involving accidents.
Vantaa’s 50th anniversary is celebrated in 2024 with the theme Kotona Vantaalla (“At Home in Vantaa”)News
Vantaa has its 50th anniversary as a city in 2024. The jubilee year celebrations will take multiple forms, starting from New Year’s reception at the turn of 2023-2024.
City Council approves the plan for the Vaakapuisto areaRelease
On 24 April 2023, Vantaa City Council approved the plan for the Vaakapuisto park areas. The Vaakapuisto park areas will mainly be turned into block areas for residential houses. The buildings will protect the yards and detached house plots located on the southern side from the road noise of
City of Vantaa’s whistleblowing channelRelease
Vantaa introduced a whistleblowing channel where city personnel, partners, residents and others can report suspected misconduct anonymously or with their name.
City Council approves plot acquisition for new health and wellbeing centre and Vantaa light rail alterations to local detailed plansRelease
On 27 March 2023, the City Council approved the alterations to the local detailed plans.
Vantaa's 2022 financial statement shows a surplus – year 2023 enables urban developmentRelease
After another year of crises, the City of Vantaa’s economy shows a surplus, even though it weakened compared to the previous year. The 2022 surplus amounts to €12.1 million and the result for period was €13.
Mayors of six largest cities call for quick solutions to talent shortageRelease
The demographic development of Finland and the acute shortage of talent that companies are struggling with require more systematic and long-term investment in attracting international talent. Therefore, the next government programme must recognise the importance of cities in EU cooperation and set