Contact & Activities

Participating city

170.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Department Of Environment
Lenka Thierlová
Naměstí Republiky 1
306 32 Plzeň
++420 378 033 204

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Ve středu budou v Plzni v budově radnice slavnostně předány ceny výhercům výtvarné soutěže na téma „Cestování bez znečišťování ovzduší“ , ve čtvetek se pojede na speciální cykloprohlídku po nově vybudovaných cyklostezkách.. V pátek je v Plzni Sluníčkový den – podpora a propagace cykloturistiky.
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:
ulice Školní a Pionýrů
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 network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places