Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Oradea
204.000 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
-a round table presenting recent achievements and future projects regarding to the alternative mobility inviting educational estblisshments, local transport companies, NGOs.
- Educational activities with school children, activities in green areas and parks.
- "City Tour by Bike" -inviting the citizens to abandon their cars and travel by bike.
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:
- forbiddance of the access for "Vasile Alecsandri" street, becoming a street only for pedestrians.
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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • 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