Participating towns and cities

Republic of North Macedonia Skopje (City of Skopje) , Republic of North Macedonia

506.926 inhabitants
Department of environment protection
Nikola Jovanovski
bul.Ilinden 82
1000 Skopje
(++389) 70-335-219
Skopje (City of Skopje) already registered 12x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2011 2006 2005 2002

Participation 2011

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Skopje (City of Skopje) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2011, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
-walking at the city center area and to the touristic areas near by the city (protected natural areas Gazi Baba, Vodni and Matka)
-cycling on the river Vardar quays, streets at the city center and tours to the protected natural areas
-cycling with people with disabilities
-cycling night tour to the cultural institutions
-mount - bicycle race
-bicycle races for school children
-promoting new buses for public transport system
-promoting ring cycle lines
-promoting provided possibility for bicycle renting
-street picnic (playing games)
-learning about impact of traffic to the environment
-advising about traffic security
-health control and advising
-children theater on street
-International theater festival MOT opening
-presentation about energy efficiency in the transport system of Skopje and emissions decrease of CO2 until 2020
-city orchestra defile at main pedestrian street Macedonia and the Vardar quay etc

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Skopje (City of Skopje) 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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Create systems for buses and walking trains
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Skopje (City of Skopje) carries out a Car-Free Day 2011 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
-main street (Macedonia)
-new pedestrian street (Nikola Vapcarov)
22.09.2011 (09.00-18.00):
-a part of a very long street in the center area (11 October)
-a part of the main traffic street in the center area (D.Chupovski)
- many streets on the walking and cycling defile rout