Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Oradea
204.000 inhabitants

Local contact

TRANSPORT
CIPRIAN BARNA
Unirii Square No.1
410100 Oradea
++40 727 - 714323

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The programme of this year started with the seminary about the "Improving City Climates" in the city of Oradea. This activity will be organized by the Oradea CityHall, The Agency for Protection of the Environment from Bihor County, Roumanian Waters-Waters and Rivers Department Bihor Contry, local authorities, civil society, schools and local mass-media.
-Drawing competition on asphalt ;
-cleaning the green areas;
-organising competitions in open air;
-«In Town Without My Car!» in collaboration with the Carpatian Society – Bihor County, the Association ProBikers from Bihor County;
-drawing exposition;
-distribution of papers regarding the theme «Improving City Climates».
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:
- the acces in the center of the city will be restricted during the week-end.
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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas