The City Information Centre is the central information centre of the City Council. It offers information, brochures and leaflets of any kind. more
Social housing has become an EU policy priority. In the wake of the mayors' initiative "Vienna Resolution", a European charter for affordable housing and sustainable urban planning was adopted in Brussels. more
The City of Vienna is both the national capital of Austria and one of Austria’s federal provinces. It is by far the largest municipality in the country. more
The City of Vienna has committed itself to the concept of Open Data and presented the first Open Data catalogue to the public. more
Viennale takes place from 23 October to 6 November 2014 and once again presents 300 movies, documentaries, and short films over the course of two weeks. more
5 years of free kindergarten
Vienna can look back with pride on 5 years of free kindergarten, with over 16,800 new places, a budget increase of EUR 260 millions compared to 2009 and positive feedback from parents pointing to the scheme's success. more
Bus access permits
The City of Vienna sets up a temporary access restriction for buses to Vienna's inner city districts for the Christmas time event "Advent 2014". There are no more bus access permits available for 29 November as well as 6 and 13 December 2014. more
Vienna among top 10 cities to visit
Lonely Planet has ranked Vienna as one of the top 10 cities "not to be missed" by travellers in 2015. more
Free WiFi on Mariahilfer Straße
Although the refurbishment of Mariahilfer Straße is still underway, thanks to twelve WiFi hotspots, users can access the internet free of charge for a maximum of eight hours per registration.
Exceptional dance performances
Much to the joy of dance and art performance fans, brut and Tanzquartier are preparing for a new season with a collection of exciting international and Austrian co-productions – as well as a great deal of optimism. more
Vienna History Wiki
The new online platform on the history of Vienna compiles knowledge contributed by the city administration and by the public at large. more
Vienna on foot
A new "information pillar" offers a map of the surroundings. It includes information on (walking) distances to the nearest bus and tram stops, car sharing points and city bike stations.
Vienna Language App
Comprising 5,000 audio files in eight languages, the app translates common phrases in any direction fast and conveniently, and even helps with correct pronunciation. more
Urban Platform "Smart Cities"
Smart, multimodal mobility in cities, giving priority to public transport, cyclists and pedestrians – environment-friendly, sustainable and affordable. more