Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Rijeka
128.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Development, City Planning, Environmental Protection and Land Ma
Tanja Saulig Brajdić
Titov trg 3
51000 Rijeka
++385 51 209 465, 51 209 450

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
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:
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders