Participating towns and cities

CroatiaKoprivnica, Croatia

28.580 inhabitants
Služba ureda gradonačelnika
Ivana Ledinski Cvetković
48 000 Koprivnica
(++385) 48 279-529

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Koprivnica organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
The program takes into account the focal theme in a number of activities every day of the week and several days before the EMW. There are active promotion activities: organized bicycle rides, organized walks, organized exercises events for children, the disabled and elderly citizens, forums on walking/cycling measures to be taken, promotion of school travel plans, company travel plans/car-pooling scheme, competitions of schoolchildren (Traffic Snake Game) and students ( By bike and on foot through EU)as well as companies (To work without my car). There are exhibitions (Bicycle, Healthy mind in a healthy body, creative workshop - bicycle) and open-air museum in a "liberated" street, concerts, lectures and presentations.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Koprivnica implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
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
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Further info
The City of Koprivnica is implementing its long-term sustainable mobility plan by which 2 additional kilometers of cycling tracks/pedestrian paths is added to the existing network of over 80 km; a network of walking paths ( Koprivnica Health Paths) in the length of 9.5 km has been constructed and equipped with signs, benches and the promotional map; five school travel plans and one company travel plan have been produced and several traffic calming measures introduced in the areas around schools and kindergartens. Trees planting along the newly reconstructed streets follows the schedule set in the annual plan.

Car-free day Car-free day

Koprivnica carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
On 22 September the immediate city center will be closed to motorized traffic, but this year, the zone will be enlarged by two additional streets (Ulica A. Starcevica and Basaricekova ulica ) in which the construction of new pedestrian paths/cycling tracks will be promoted (cca 500m)