Participating towns and cities

CroatiaOsijek, Croatia

114.616 inhabitants
Department of finance nad EU funds
Ana-Marija HampovĨan
Kuhaceva 9
31000 Osijek
(++385) 31321352

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Osijek organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2009, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
1. Press conference by the Mayor that presents the events that will take place in Osijek during the mobility week

2. Cleaning unauthorized garbage disposals in the city and planting new trees on those places.

3. The city will organise biking of the citizens throughout the city lead by Vice Mayors of the city.

4. Several streets in the city will be closed for traffic (the main streets) and during that time the children will be coloring the streets with chalks.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Osijek 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)
Extension or creation of new greenways
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Further info
1. Expansion of the tramway system replacing the bus lines
2. Expansion of the roads for the bikes

Car-free day Car-free day

Osijek carries out a Car-Free Day 2009 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:
Only private parking lots built with residents buildings and company's buildings.