Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tapolca
18.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Tapolca Kft.
Dorothy Horváth
Fő tér 1.
HU-8300 Tapolca
++36 305651130

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

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:
Tapolca: Bem Apó u.,Fő tér, Deák F.u., Kossuth L. u., Darányi u., Semmelweis u. Úttörő u., Liszt F. u., Bacsó B. u., Mónus I. u.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres