Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Sf.Gheorghe
64.000 inhabitants

Local contact

√Čva Sztakics
1 Decembrie 1918
520008 Sfantu gheorghe
++40 267316365

Participation 2009

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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings 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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places