Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Varaždin
46.946 inhabitants

Local contact

City of Varaždin
Marijana Cindric
Trg kralja Tomislava 1, 42 000 Varazdin, Croatia
++385 99 2414588

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Organizirati će se predavanja vezana za zaštitu ozonskog omotača, promocija biciklizma ,likovne radionice sa temom kretanja bez motornih vozila, sadnja drveća u školama im vrtićema za dijecu, edukacija kako opčenito smanjiti emisiju CO2.
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:
Pristup automobilima je zabranjen u centru grada omeđen ulicama Preradovićevom, Nazorovom, Vrazovom i Cesarčevom
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • 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 new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places