Contact & Activities

Participating city

75.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Liliana Cocesiu
420040, Piata Cenntral, no. 6
++40 756222009

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Bike tour on the route: Liviu Rebreanu pedestrian area –Piata Centrala –Gheorghe Sincai Street –Garii street –Decebal Boulevard – Andrei Muresanu Street –Nasaudului Street –General Grigore Balan Street –Bistricioarei Street- Dornei Street –Piata Centrala –Liviu Rebreanu pedestrian area.

"Healthy way of life"- outdoor games, pavement drawing, jumping rope, roller skates, bicycles on restricted area for traffic, adapted to the theme "Alternative Mobility"

Allegorical works exhibition with the theme "Alternative Mobility, on the pedestrian area

Competition "Senior cyclists" - will be awarded the three riders older than 60 years,
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 restricted area for traffic includes Dornei Street, Piata Centrala, Gheorghe Sincai Street untill Mihai Eminescu Street and Dogarilor Street.

This area is an intensively circulated area in Bistrita.

The total length of the strrets where the road traffic is suspended during the 22nd of September is of 1600 m.
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:
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: 34 pedestrian crossings marked with bi-color red-white mats (more visible than before with traditional marking):
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)
  • Other: Unlimited free transportation on public transport for people with reduced mobility
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: Installation of traffic lights at pedestrian crossings near 3 schools with a call button for green colour
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Other: nine pedestrian crossing were fitted with a brake warning mats more efficient (in case of emergency braking stopping distance is reduced to one third);15 pedestrian crossing were arranged with flashin
Freight distribution
  • Other: Local council decision on different taxes and fees according to the rules of pollution for the access of goods vehicles in Bistrita (Until now only access fee based on tonnage)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Other: A number of 120 bus-stops were provided with display panels and display program and map bus-routes crossing pubic transport; 2. Posting on the website of the public local transport company the program