Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Šibenik
46.372 inhabitants

Local contact

Economy, development and entrepreneurship
Matija Bumbak
Trg palih branitelja Domovinskog rata 1
22 000 Šibenik
++385 22431035

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- closure of traffic on the waterfront in the center of Sibenik
- maintenance of children's races and occasional lectures related to the movement and healthy living
- involvement of students and schools in celebration of the organization without a car
- involvement of the police through lectures about the negative effects of transport on health
- free health checks and advice about moving, walking
- Free public transport
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:
- old town is strictly controlled entry using "pilomat" via GSM connection
- marginal zone in the preparation of the controlled premises solely for vehicular access to parking-residents
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Elaboration of educational materials