Contact & Activities

Participating city

144.307 inhabitants

Local contact

Adrian Anghel
Calea Marasesti, no.6,
Bacau, BC 600017
++40 733680533

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
From 16 to 22 September 2017 Bacau Municipality organises a new edition of the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK – the 16th at European level and the 3rd at local level, under the theme „Clean, shared and intelligent mobility”.

16 September 2017 - “Ride your bike every day!”
CITY TOUR BIKE. Action organised by the Local Development Agency Bacau for Bacau Municipality, with the involvement of BACAU YOUTH FEDERATION ( and with the help of HAPPY SPORT Bacau. The participants will receive, on the starting line, fluorescent custom vests with the logo of the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK imprinted.
Municipal Stadium - N.Balcescu Street - Oituz Street - RMB (Military Restaurant Bacau) - Energiei Street – Mioriței Street - Garii Street - M. Eminescu Street - RMB (Military Restaurant Bacau) – Oituz Street - V.Alecsandri Street - Parcului Alley – Cancicov Park

HAPPY SPORT will provide bicycles for the participants, free of charge, while stocks last. On the first come, first served basis – in accordance with HAPPY SPORT rent guarantee regulations, between 15:30 - 17:00, at their location: No. 41, Vasile Alecsandri Street, near The Summer Theatre. CONTACT: 0751.806114;

18-21 September 2017 - “Free rental bike”
Bike rental 1h+1h FREE, between 12:00 – 14:00, in accordance with HAPPY SPORT rent regulations, at their location: No. 41, Vasile Alecsandri Street, near The Summer Theatre.

19 September 2017 - “Urban Mobility Projects in Bacau Municipality” - round table, at 13:00, location: Bacau Business and Exhibition Centre.
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:
22 September 2017 - “Car-free day”. Schools, public institutions and citizens are invited to use alternative means of transport. In the center of Bacau will be present, with the assistance of the County School Inspectorate of Bacau (ISJ Bacau), pupils and teachers from the schools in Bacau Municipality. Between 10:00 – 14:00, the central area of "Canciov" park will be used for running, rollerblading, cycling and pedal - go - karting activities.
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)
  • 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)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school 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
More details on permanent measures:

Bacau City Council has passed a law that approved Sustainable Urban mobility Plan and Urban Development Integrate Strategy which will allow deployment of these new strategies to become real in near future.