Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Taipei
2.650.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Transportation
Tzu Li Chang
6f,no.1,Shih Fu Road. Taipei, Taiwan, R.o.c.
110 Taipei
++886 227256850

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. Public Transportation Week: from 16 September to 22 September, 2009.
2. Cycling Day: 19 September
3. Car-free Zone: 19 September, on a busiest street (Zhongxiao E. Rd.) in Taipei city.
4. A plant cultivation activity on 5 September to promote citizens leave their cars a day per week.
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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks 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)
  • Other: A new intercity bus station was operated.