Participating towns and cities

EstoniaTartu, Estonia

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Population:
97.132 inhabitants
Contact:
Jaagup Ainsalu
Raekoja plats 3, Tartu 51003

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tartu organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
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.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Tartu implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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

Car-free day Car-free day

Tartu carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.