Contact & Activities

Participating city

430.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Oddelenie dopravného inžinierstva
Tomas Peciar
Primacialne namestie 1
814 99 Bratislava

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
*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)
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:
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
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)
  • Other: 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