Contact & Activities

Participating city

11.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Melanija Milat- Ružić
Tomislavova 85
51260 Crikvenica
++385 51 455 405

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. Bicycle and in-line skate races for young people and families with the goal of raising the awareness of a healthier lifestyle
2. Promotion of walking, skating and cycling as opposed to using motor vehicles
3. Opening of a photographic contest "The Most Beautiful Green Areas of My Town" with the goal of raising ecological awareness,
4. Series of lectures on environmentally responsible and healthier lifestyle
5. Promotional activities of local traffic police and Fire Department etc.
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.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: Bicycle races for all generations
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: Promotion of ecological vehicles
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
  • Other: Setting of speed reduction boards near high school and elementary schools
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: Presentation of the programme for people with disabilities
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas