Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Timisoara
320.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Events Planning
Biroul Organizare Evenimente
Bd. C.D. Loga, no. 1, cod postal 300030
++40 256/408440

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
The City Hall of Timișoara will organize a week of activities dedicated to the Week of Mobility. This event aims at promoting local policies, initiatives and best practices related to sustainable urban mobility. It also aims at raising awareness about the downside of certain tendencies in urban mobility, namely the negative impact on the environment and the quality of life. In this frame of reference, all participants in city traffic are invited to take part in a European-level campaign.
A special emphasis is placed on the local sustainable urban transport policies, especially on launching long-term policies and adopting permanent measures in this respect.
Actions relative to the theme:
Cycle circuit with the City Hall staff
Jogging in downtown Timișoara
Free tram rides
Bike rides
Open air Pilates exercises
Ultimate SmartFit Challenge
Cycling competition
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places