Contact & Activities

Participating city

Praha ()
1.300.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of transport
Dominika Marešová
Magistrát hl.m.Prahy
Jungmannova 35/29
110 00 Praha 1
++420 236004336

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Bike to Work September Challenge, Walk to School
17 September
Bike to Work September Challenge, Walk to School, Public discussion on MAMA TAXI
18 September
Bike to Work September Challenge, Walk to School, EDWARD, Traffic Safety Educational Day
19 September
Bike to Work September Challenge, Walk to School, Railway-platform Breakfast
20 September
Bike to Work September Challenge, Walk to School, Barrier-free City Educational Day, Film Festival Through the City
21 September
Car-free Day (5 localities through Prague), The Different City Experience Day, Bike-bell Ringing Community Ride
22 September
Mobility Day for Kids
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:
5 localities through Prague: Mariánské náměstí (Prague 1), Ondříčkova (Prague 3), Žacléřská (Prague 19), Dolnoměcholupská (Prague Dolní Měcholupy), Prague Újezd (access to the whole municipality area restricted)
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)
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • 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
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)