Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Szentes
26.457 inhabitants

Local contact

Polgármesteri Iroda
Kovács Zsuzsa
Kossuth tér 6.
6600 Szentes
++36 63 510-345

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

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:
A Kossuth Lajos utca Rákóczi Ferenc utca és József Attila utca közötti szakaszának (300m ) hermetikus lezárása gépjárműforgalom elől, így a gépjármű forgalom kiszorítása a városközpontból.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains