Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tartu
100.000 inhabitants

Local contact

public transport
Kadi Metsma
Raekoja plats 3, Tartu 51003

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Tartu city government starts with activities on 19. September but main activities will happen on 22 September.

Tartu city government will organise different activities with Police, Road Administration, Association of Bicycle city Tartu, Public transport (AS Sebe), Shopping center (Lõunakekus), Youth clubs Lillemaja, Tähe, Anne, Geographic institute of Tartu University
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:
22. September 07:30-20:00

Tartu city government will close center of the city for cars
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking