Contact & Activities

Participating city

17.829 inhabitants

Local contact

Varga László
4060 Balmazújváros, Kossuth tér 4-5.
++36 703339826

Participation 2011

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:
Kossuth tér: A főtéri parkoló lezárása az autós forgalom elől, gyülekezési helye a kerékpáros csapatoknak.
Hortobágyi út: Általános iskola fő utcája, a Veres Péter Emlékpark bejárati helye - gyalogos és kerékpáros forgalom részére átadva.
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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas