Contact & Activities

Participating city

17.829 inhabitants

Local contact

Varga László
4060 Balmazújváros, Kossuth tér 4-5.
++36 703339826

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

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:
Kossuth tér: A főtér parkolóinak lezárása az autós forgalom elől, gyülekezési helyszín és a közös reggeli ,,tere" a kerékpáros csapatok részére.
Hortobágyi út: Általános iskola fő utcája, a Veres Péter Emlékpark bejárati helye - gyalogos és kerékpáros forgalom részére átadva.
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)
  • 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
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas