Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Novo mesto
37.280 inhabitants

Local contact

Mayor's office
Vanesa Dželadini
Glavni trg 7, 8000 Novo mesto
++386 73939233

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
CYCLING TRIP FOR THE ELDERLY WITH BIKES GoNm
17 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
DAY OF OPEN ART STUDIOS
18 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
ON FOOT TO SCHOOL
19 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
ON SATURDAY WE ARE GOING TO GORJANCE
20 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
21 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
CYCLING SKILL COMPETITION
22 September
FREE DRIVING BY CITY BUSES
CAMPAIGN "BY BIKE OR BY FOOT TO WORK"
LITERARY COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS: PUBLIC PASSENGER TRANSPORT IN THE PAST AND TODAY
PROJECT RIDE ME : GUIDED TOURS 'AROUND THE CITY'
PROJECT PEŠBUS (WALKING BUS)
PARKING DAY: COMMON SPACE
WANDERING THROUGH THE TOWN BY THE KRKA RIVER
CAR-FREE DAY
HIKE WITH THE HIKING SOCIETY NOVO MESTO
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:
The Main Square of Novo mesto, which is from 2018 closed for cars.
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: Gathering of information from citizens to improve their experience with biking system and routes in Novo mesto, cooperation with Primary schools, companies, partner cities and municipalities.
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: New tourist maps and information boards are available for cycling, hiking and running.
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: Free-bus driving during September, electric cars Leon and Rudi are driving elderly and citizens around the city .
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
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Other: Inter-municipal police check speed control on an ongoing basis.
Accessibilities
  • Other: We regularly arrange new routes for pedestrians and cyclists.
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
  • Other: In the future, vehicle sharing and on-call transport systems remain in the plan. In the coming months, we plan to start a sustainably oriented project of sharing electric cars.
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
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
  • 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
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)