Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Arad
147.000 inhabitants

Local contact

European Development Programmes Department
Laura Bocancios
Bd. Revolutiei Nr 75
310130 Arad
++40 257 212478, 0788281711

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Conferrence organised together with the Environment Agency
- In Town Without my Car Event
- Ecological education campaign in kindergartens and schools;
- Info-materials distribution;
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:
I.C. Bratianu Street - City centre
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas