Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Paide
10.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Karola Jaanof
Keskväljak 14
++372 5248695

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks 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
  • Other: For summer period (June 23- August 21), we closed city center for cars and made resting and free time area for pedestrians (with different evets, acctivities, festival etc)
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)
  • Other: Rebuilt different busstops
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
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Other: Additonal speed measuring systems for drivers, reconstrukting roads for cars to move some of the traffic out from the town
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Other: Events and cooperation with police about raising the safety (for pedestriand, bike, car)