Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ramnicu Valcea
90.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Local Development Department
Mirela TURCU
14, General Praporgescu Street, Ramnicu Valcea, 240182, Romania
++40 720727904

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Theme "Street for the people" is an opportunity to organise a variety of events, like: guided school walks with special markers, outdoor aerobics for many people (old and young), other events that will have educational and entertainment meaning.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
"Calea lui Traian" street is the most important route of the city that will be temporary restricted in this week to the private car.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places