Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Buhusi
16.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental Protection Department
Gratiela Sbarcea
5, Republicii Street
605100 Buhusi
++40 0234261220

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Local authorities organize together with General educational activities for schools to identify ways for the right direction in order of decreasing traffic pollution.
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.
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:
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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas