Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Opole
126.380 inhabitants

Local contact

Urząd Miasta
Małgorzata Rabiega
Rynek-Ratusz
45-015 Opole
++48 77 451 19 40

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Bike ride, ivents for children and citizens, fire brigade shows, posters, buttons, public debate about streets for people, noise measurements, etc.
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:
Two streets will be excluded from traffic. Restricted zones will be closed to the privet car from 7 am to 10 pm. Closed roads are almost 2 km long.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials