Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Timisoara
320.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Events Planning
Biroul Organizare Evenimente
Bd. C.D. Loga, no. 1, cod postal 300030
++40 256/408440

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- on 18 of September there will be a radio broadcast with and for children. On this ocasion, we will organize a children competition with the theme: “Travel Smarter, live better!” On the same day there will be carried on some activities for children regarding the benefits of using the alternative ways of transportation, like: creation workshops, games, drawing, puppets theatre, pottery.
- on 19 of September we will continue to implement the ‘’Travel smarter, live better! ‘’ concept, by organizing some more activities for children like: a creation workshops, games and tricycles competitions in the Botanical Park.
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:
On 22 of September there will be closed one of the main street in central area, near the student campus, the "Traian Lalescu" Street. The aboved mentionet streed will be reserved on this day only for pedestrians, cycling and also for some children sport competitions.
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
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders