Participating towns and cities

CroatiaKoprivnica, Croatia

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

Participation 2008

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Koprivnica organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2008, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
1. Promotion of the green suburban recreational area as a contribution to the improvement of the air quality
2. Promotion of a new children's playground and the existing green spaces, parks and playgrounds
3. Planting 100 rose-bushes along the railway station fence in the length of 500 meters
4. Composting - lectures, brochure presentation, public presentation of municipal composting site
5. Promotion of renewable energy production units ( windpower and photovoltaic units)
6. Planting 60 trees along the new cycling tracks ( 10 km)
7. Weekly competitions for schools ( Class marathon/ Around the world in a week) and businesses ( To work without my car;Friday Car Fast)

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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
enlargement and improvement of bicycle facilities in business companies
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
walking promotion programmes
Public transport services
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Removal of architectonic barriers
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
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
Freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Create systems for buses and walking trains

Car-free day Car-free day

Koprivnica carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 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 Monday,September 22, „In Town!Without my Car!“ day the area of 22ha will be closed to motorized traffic ( in comparison with 7.4ha of current pedestrian zone). The area of 12.4ha will be closed to the car traffic on Saturday 20 and the area of 14.8 ha will be closed to car traffic on Sunday 21.The area involves the immediate town center, including the three streets which will be pedestrianized within the three-year period.
Several other car-free days have been organized through the year in some other town areas.