Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Burgas
210.000 inhabitants

Local contact

European policies and programmes
Jana Koleva
26, Alexandrovska Str.
++359 56907458

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. Get to school by bus - free of charge bus trip for the first school day for students their assistants and academia
2. Graffiti on wheels - visiting 4 schools and drawing together with the students transport signs and messages for careful driving. Mapping the safest routes to school in the retro museum bus.
3. Street fashion - competition for extreme cycling and skateboard tricks
4. Travel Burgas - launch of the first smart terminal and online platform for multimodal journey planner
5. What is the easiest and fastest way to key city places? - installation of plates that provide information of the direction, distance, and time to get to points of interest using bicycle, bus or walk
6. Green city oasis- launch of the first in Burgas smart solar bench that charges 4 mobile devices and provides open working space in the green city area
7. Drive slower, live longer - lecturers from the local traffic police visited 3 kindergartens to educate the little children on the rules for safe crossing, ecological and alternative mobility habits, the benefits of cycling and choosing the safest routes.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)