Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Miskolc
169.226 inhabitants

Local contact

Városépítészeti Főosztály
Dezső Nagy
Városház tér 8.
3525 Miskolc
++36 46 512-700

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Opening Day - "Go to work!" competition (by bike, public transport, car or foot, free breakfast for bikers), Press conference
Day of Public Transport
Day of "In Nature Without My Car!", the Family Together (bike tours in the Bükk National Park on 30, 50, 80 or 110 km, the entrance to the Zoo is free for bikers and pedestrians)
Day of Living Streets
Day of Responsible Car Using and Traffic Safety (traffic safety controls, speed measurements, hybrid cars)
Day of Mobility and Health
Car Free Day
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:
Görgey street from the traffic circle until the Lévay street, moreover the beginning of the neighbouring streets
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains