Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Miskolc
169.226 inhabitants

Local contact

Városépítészeti Főosztály
Dezső Nagy
Városház tér 8.
3525 Miskolc
++36 46 512-700

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
See the website (the program is not final yet)
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:
As in the last few years the Görgey Artúr street (until the Lévay József street) and year by year a little bit bigger area on the neighbouring streets
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas