Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Tartu
100.000 inhabitants

Local contact

public transport
Kadi Metsma
Raekoja plats 3, Tartu 51003

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
We will celebrate car free day (mobility week) this year 20-25 Sept.
Road Administration and police will organise bicycle exercises and we will open sustainable traffic city, where children can walk and ride by bicycle. Traffic city is opened Ăślikooli street, where we have usually car traffic, but we changed that and we would like to look at, how it works.

We open middle of a city bicycle market, we are called different bicycle shops, everyone can find bicycle for yourself.
City give thousand bicycle backlights to people who will go to work by bicycle.
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.
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)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains