Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bistrita
75.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Liliana Cocesiu
420040, Piata Cenntral, no. 6
++40 756222009

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Launch of the European Mobility Week 2019 through an announcement published on www.primariabistrita.ro, which includes the programme of local actions;
Start for SOCIAL BIKING CHALLENGE 2019
17 September
”Walk with us to the Green School !” - activities dedicated to the SMW theme, with the participating of the primary school students, at the Ecology Center administered by the city hall.
18 September
”Let’s pedal for green energy!”- the primary school students will generate electricity and charge their phones through pedalling on a special bicycle .
19 September
”Walk with us to the Green School !” - activities dedicated to the SMW theme, with the participating of the primary school students, at the Ecology Center administered by the city hall.
20 September
”Let’s pedal for green energy!”- the primary school students will generate electricity and charge their phones through pedalling on a special bicycle .
21 September
Promotion of Social Biking Challenge 2019 - First stage Awarding: announcement published on local sociomedia
22 September
- ”The bicycle senior” and ”the bicycle junior” contests – will be awarded the oldest and the youngest bikers participating at the event;
- City bike tour
- „Two wheels family” contest: The family that participates in the cycling tour with at least 2 members will be awarded;
- Social Biking Challenge 2019 - First stage Awarding
- In the 20th and 22nd of September the Environment Protection Agency will make noise measurements in the area where the traffic is closed on the 22nd to make the appropriate comparison;
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:
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Sunday, 22nd of September,
In town without my car, h 8,00 – 19,00: Closed traffic in the city center, on the routes Dornei - Piaţa Centrală – Gh. Şincai and all-day activities in this area:
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
  • Other: Fitting out of cycling tracks on 25 km
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Other: Purchase of 10 electric buses for operating a 12 km trail with dedicated lanes, which crosses the city from East to West
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)
  • JRC Project on Social Biking