Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Prachatice
11.160 inhabitants

Local contact

of Environemnt
Marie Peřinková
Velké nám. 3
383 01 Prachatice
++420 388 607 218

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Library pilgrimage, or the libraries of the region. A special train ride from Prachatice over Volary to the New Valley and back. Ready is a rich program, in the train meet musicians Czech and German writers. In the New Valley will organize fun at the state border in the museum area Šumava railways, which are connected to the National park ŠUMAVA and local authorities, Rose Publishing, artisans and cooks.
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:
Closure of streets near the city center - the name of the street is Zahradní
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:
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas