Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Uricani
10.330 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental Protection
Fagas Ariuska
1 Mai, nr.6
336000 Uricani
++40 0254511121

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
To encourage the use of alternative forms of transport and travel other than private cars.
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 area between the cty hall and blv. republicii
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
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas