Contact & Activities

Participating city

169.678 inhabitants

Local contact

Fejleszetési Iroda
Laura Gorzó
Széchenyi tér 10-11.
6720 Szeged
++36 62 564220

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

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:
A tömegközlekedési nagyprojekt által lezárt területeken túl Szeged belvárosában sétáló utcák vannak, melyek részben vagy egészben le vannak zárva.
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas