Public transport services in Helsinki are extensive and appreciated by the citizens. According to a pan-European study, Helsinki enjoys the continent’s highest resident approval rating for public transport.
The day care centre-comprehensive school complex in Kalasatama will be built in two phases. The first phase, scheduled for completion in 2014, will comprise the day care centre and facilities for the first and second grades.
Kruunuvuorenranta, a site for oil harbor operations for the past 90 years, will be turned into a residential area for 10,000 inhabitants with jobs for about 1,000, slated for completion by the mid-2020s.
A new book and exhibition at the Helsinki City Planning Department’s Laituri meeting place present future changes in Helsinki as former industrial sites on Helsinki’s waterfront are being developed for new uses.
Jätkäsaari and Kruunuvuorenranta are among several new housing districts developed with townhouses. The Helsinki Townhouse competition provided new ideas to be used in the planning and development of the districts.