Participating towns and cities

BulgariaSofia (София), Bulgaria

1.300.000 inhabitants
Sofia Municipality, Transport Directorate
Ivan Nikolov
33, Moskovska Str.
Sofia 1000 Sofia (София)
(++359) 29041018

Participation 2011

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Sofia (София) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2011, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Alternative mobility
Service "Bike escort"
If someone feels insecure to go to work by bicycle, the European Mobility Week is the time to try. Everybody can join the site of the EMW stating start and end point to which you want to go by bike. Our representative will accompany him as his show suitable route.
For reservations

Alternative mobility
Exposure of electric vehicles, electric bicycles and jumping stilts, organized by the Eco Forum for Sustainable Development ( ), Bulgarian Association "Electric Vehicles" ( ); Industrial Cluster "Electric Vehicles "(,and EcoPowerSport (, Bokars Bulgaria (

Alternative mobility
Show demonstration of alternative mobility - jumping stilts, skates, skateboards, bicycles, electric bicycles, and electric vehicles. Organizers: Eco Forum for Sustainable Development ( ), Club for street art and extreme sports "Power Jump" ( ), Bulgarian Association "Electric Vehicles" ( ); Industrial Cluster "Electric Vehicles" ( ), EcoPowerSport ( ), Bicycle workshop (veloatelie . com), Bokars Bulgaria (, Facebook group "Let's ride together skates!" ( ), and others.

Alternative mobility
Demonstration of electric bicycles and test drive. Organizer
Alternative mobility

The Environmental association “For the Earth” and the” Green Knights” will organize a demonstration of the benefits of green mobility. They will show how the bicycle couriers work around the world and in Bulgaria. Furthermore they will demonstrate bicycle delivery tracking in real time with GPS.

Alternative mobility
Bicycle Parade- demonstration of Alternative mobility

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Sofia (София) 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)
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns

Car-free day Car-free day

Sofia (София) 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:
The zone restricted for private car will be in the downtown of Sofia- from Bulgaria squire, Vasil Levski Blvd.; Rakovski str.’Blvd. “Tzar Osvoboditel”; “Narodno subranie” Squire