Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Taipei
2.650.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Transportation
Tzu Li Chang
6f,no.1,Shih Fu Road. Taipei, Taiwan, R.o.c.
110 Taipei
++886 227256850

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
There are three activities relative to the theme:
1.Public Transport Week: from 17 September to 24 September
2.Cycling Day: on 21 September
3.Car Free Zone:on 22 September, Xinyi District
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 Xinyi district will be restricted to the private car from am 7.00 to pm 17.00 on 22 September and the bus route pass by the restricted area will be free on that 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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Mobility management
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas