Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Iaşi
390.000 inhabitants

Local contact

International Affairs and European Partnership
Elena Farca
Primaria Municipiului Iasi, Bd Stefan cel mare 11, Iasi, cod 700064, Romania
++40 232 267841

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors
17 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors
18 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors
19 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors
20 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors
21 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors
22 September
promoting public transport through an exhibition about Iași Tramway organised in the city center "Lăpușneanu" Art Gallery organised in partnership with local NGOs and universities ; bike rental system installed near the main pedestrian area of the city, in a very visible palce; free public transport for children, students and seniors; awareness message of the Mayor for responsible mobility;
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:
Bd.. Stefan cel Mare - in the city center
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • Other: Iasi will implement a sistem of "Velo City" (shared bikes) financed with European Funds strating next year
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)
  • 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
  • Other: an ambitious program named "A new start in Iasi Public transport" has been launced in 2018, the entire fleet of buses has been renew with 100 new Euro 6 buses, electrical buses and trams have been con
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • 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
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)