Contact & Activities

Participating city

Targu Frumos
14.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Ion Alexa - Anghelus
No. 67, Cuza Voda
705300 Targu Frumos
++40 232-710330

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
In this year Iasi City Hall develops in partnership with Civic Attitude Association EuroDEMOS, Kasta Morrely Association and Agency for Environment Protection Iasi the project “Youth involved in the European Mobility Week”. The project has as purpose the offering of a model of good practice at European level of organizing the European Mobility Week 2008 in Iasi. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission through “Youth in Action” Program. The City Hall of Iasi is also co-financing this project. We have as participants interested to follow the model of good practice of Iasi in organizing the European Mobility Week, representatives from:
- Torino City Hall – Office of International Exchanges – Italy, Torino
- Foundation for Children of Kamut, Hungary, Kamut
- Semper Avanti, NGO – Poland, Wroclaw
- Youth and Civil Initiatives in the Rose Valley, NGO – Bulgaria, Karlovo

Local collaborators:
- Ecological and Tourism Club Turistor
- Antibiotice Company Iasi
- Representatives of local media

Among the activities developed we mention:
- Organizing the outdoor campaign with the theme „Clean air for all” with international participation
- Developing the media campaign with the theme „Clean air for all”
- Seminar “Actual case of environment in Europe” – in premiere the presentation of the documentary movie with the theme of the seminar
- Seminaries of presentation having as purpose the creation of an exchange of experience and information regarding the important issues of environment and especially the case of air in the countries represented at the project: Italy, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania
- Developing an open air public event: defiling with the participation of the 35 participants at the project with placard with messages related to the theme “Clean air for all”, mascots made by recycling materials within the perimeter closed for the cars in Iasi, conceiving drawings on asphalt
- Organizing a contest of turistic orientation
- Developing a parade of cyclists
- Campaign of promoting a sustenable transportation within Antibiotice Company Iasi for its employees to use as fewer as possible personal cars to go to work.
- On 22nd of Sepetmber the organization of a public eco-event with international participation „In town without my car” which will include: presentation of the project results, exhibition of photos, drawings, mascots from recycling materials, presentation of fashion collection from recycling materials, theatre on environment theme.
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:
the Historical Center of the City of Iasi (like previous year), about 40 ha
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)
  • 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
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • 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