Contact & Activities

Participating city

Sofia (София)
1.300.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Sofia Municipality, European projects and programmes Department
Mariana Georgieva
1, Parish Str.
1000 Sofia
++359 29041391

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
All action in the programme below are related to the theme.
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:
Lege Str.
Kniaz Alexander 1
Diakon Ignatii Str.
Tsar Osvoboditel blvd. to Vasil Levski
Oborishte Str.
Paris Str.
15 November Srt.
10 February Str.
Moskovska Str.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials