Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Wrocław ()
650.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Biuro Zrównoważonej Mobilności
Łukasz Blądek
plac Nowy targ 1-8
50-141 Wrocław
++48 71 777 87 00

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16/09/2016
St Anthony’s Street Feast – opening ceremony of a successful pedestrianisation of one of Old Town streets, to celebrate the reuse of public space with new parklets and greenery; community bicycle workshops, free guided tours, kids and hobbies corners, bicycle marking and registration.

17/09/2016
Open day at Powstancow Slaskich street tram depot: tram driving course, vintage trams rides, depot guided tours; vintage vehicles and devices exhibition, contests, corners and blood donation mobile unit.

18/09/2016
“Art here and now” happening on the main section of one of the most busy streets in the city centre closed to offer space to pedestrians. An event within the framework of European Capital of Culture 2016: many years ago, there was a green space there with lawn and flowers, a temporary lawn covering the asphalt recalls these days. An all-day long picnic as well as cultural activities are proposed to residents on this lawn.

19-21/09/2016
Workshops for children on sustainable mobility at the Europa House.

22/09/2016
Free public transportation in the city and partially in the agglomeration;
One hour free city bike rental.

www.wroclaw.pl/tydzien-mobilnosci-2016
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 September, 18 the main section of one of the most busy streets in the city centre is closed to offer space to pedestrians. An event within the framework of European Capital of Culture 2016 takes place there. Many years ago, there was a green space there with lawn and flowers, a temporary lawn covering the asphalt recalls these days. An all-day long picnic as well as cultural activities are proposed to residents on this lawn.
On September,22, for the "Car-Free Day", the public transportation in the city and partially within the agglomeration is free of charge.

www.wroclaw.pl/tydzien-mobilnosci-2016
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
  • 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
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school 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
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas