Participating towns and cities

SlovakiaBratislava, Slovakia

430.000 inhabitants
Oddelenie pešej a cyklistickej dopravy
Marek Ševčík
Primacialne namestie 1
814 99 Bratislava
(++421) 911903931

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

All week
*improvement of conditions for passengers using city transport
*establishment of new parametres in the city transport, e. g. for disabled people
*safer traffic, epsecially for pedestrians and cyclists
*discussion forums with general public
*acitvities for public health
*acitvities for very small children (workshops, traffic playground)

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Bratislava 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)
ship carrying bicycles
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create wheelchair ramps
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
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
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Bratislava 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:
Viedenska road - road joining/isolating city park - Janka Kráľa with/from the Danube Embankement will be restricted to the privat car
*press conferrence here: participants including journalists will arrive on bicycles
*everyone, who comes by any other way of transportation than car will be entered to the prize draw (lottery); prizes: tickets to hockey matches, O2 credits, monthly public transport pass, bank account (VUB), baloon flight
*traffic playground for children
*concert of pop singers and bands