Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Győr
130.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of Urban Development
Szakonyi Petra
Városház tér 1.
9021 Győr
++36 96 500-170

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
We are organiseing many programms promoting "less private car use and use other alternative method e.g.:bike or carpooling or carsharing, public transport etc.
Very important target groups are the people, whom are working in the business parks more the 10 000 people and people and children, whom are moveing from the suburbs and from the neighobour villages to the center on a daily basis.
We are organising one car free day wit a bicycle procession and we make some new car free streets.
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:
We have one long shopping street, called Baross str. crossed by car traffic right now, but we would like to stop the cross traffic here.
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)
  • Other: Bicycle Rent service
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • Other: Nigh Busses
Accessibilities
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: Low floar busses
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: Intorduction of car-pooling and car-sharing.
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • 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
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas