Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tirgu Mures
145.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Targu mures city hall
Ioan Chiorean
Victoriei 3
540026 Tirgu Mures
++40 265 268330

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
-“Bikes for the City” Competition - people in the city will receive flyers containing information about the importance of walking, and riding instead of using cars. Each day one cityzen will win a bike by drawing of lots.
-„Citizens Riding their Bikes” – 3 photographers from local newspapers will take photos from citizens riding their bikes – 10 of them will be awarded prizes consisting in sports articles
-Cyclocross Competition – children over 12 years’ old and Tricycles Competition – children up to 6 years old
-Drawing competition – “Let’s Go Ride Pollution- Free”
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:
- In town without my car - on Sunday, the 16 th, the municipality decided to close the vehicurar traffic in Piata Trandafirilor, the city center, from 8 am to 6 pm. The road will be used only for walking and riding.
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)
  • 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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders