Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bitola
74.550 inhabitants

Local contact

Municipal Council on Road Traffic Safety
Jasmina Talevska, PhD
7000 Bitola
++389 75295814

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
DAY 1 - 16.9.2019.
WORKSHOP 1– PAVEMENTS AND CROSSWALKS TO SCHOOLS ARE FOR CHILDREN, NOT VEHICLES
- Promotion of ZONE 30
With this activities, WE WILL INTRODUCE SCHOOL MOBILITY UNITS that will help us in this process of educating and informing pupils and their parents/guardians on how to find the safest route to get to school and back home.
17 September
DAY 2 - 17.9.2019.
WORKSHOP 2 - TO provide a safe infrastructure for pedestrians, the elderly and persons with disabilities (designing of creative pedestrian crosswalk (LOCATION No1) - permanent and visually attractive) - By closing the street for traffic for about 6 hours,
WORKSHOP 3- Near the crosswalk we plan PERMANENT CLOSING OF SQUARE PARKING IN THE CITY CENTER, BY SETTING THE TABLES for playing chess and backgammon.
18 September
DAY 3 - 18.9.2019.
WORKSHOP 4- Promotion and presentation on fluorescent design cloths details and jewelry (fluorescent details for pedestrians and bicyclists).
19 September
DAY 4 - 19.9.2019.
WORKSHOP 5 - TO provide a safe infrastructure for pedestrians, the elderly and persons with disabilities (designing of creative pedestrian crosswalk (LOCATION No2) - permanent and visually attractive). Furthermore, we plan to protect crosswalk surrounding from illegal parking with architectural and building elements - By closing the street for traffic for about 6 hours .
20 September
DAY 5 - 20.9.2019.
WORKSHOP 6- TO provide a safe and continuous bicycle infrastructure (LOCATION No1) – visualization, as well as rehabilitation of two from the three bicycle parking lots near Javor, At Pazar and the Officers’ Hall that were promoted last year.
21 September
DAY 6 - 21.9.2019.
WORKSHOP 7- TO provide a safe and continuous bicycle infrastructure (LOCATION No2) – visualization, as well as rehabilitation of third bicycle parking lots near Javor, At Pazar and the Officers’ Hall that was promoted last year.
22 September
DAY 7 - 22.9.2019. World Car Free Day - Carrying out a Car Free Day by closing the primary street network to traffic, and opening it to cyclist
WORKSHOP 8 – The same day we plan the rehabilitation of three bicycle parking lots near Javor, At Pazar and the Officers’ Hall that were promoted last year.
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:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)