Participating towns and cities

EstoniaTartu, Estonia

97.132 inhabitants
Jaagup Ainsalu
Raekoja plats 3, Tartu 51003

Participation 2014

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tartu organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2014, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
During the Week of 16-22 September, members of the Tartu Police Force will share bicycle lights with cyclists travelling at night.

On 21 September from 11.00 - 15.00 a range of activities for citizens will be held, including:

A chance for children to design their own reflector
Citizens can take a trip by "river tram" (on Emajõgi river)
Design city bicycle market
Citizens will have the option to try out Segways, electric bikes, and "skyrunners"
Extreme cyclists will perform tricks, incorporating cars into their act
Free of charge bicycle service
Traffic tests

Stakeholders from across the city are involved in the Mobility Week actions, including:

Tartu city government
Tartu Seikluspark
Eksperimental bicycle factory
Anne Noortekeskus
Road Administration

22 September:

Officials from the City Government will take to the streets by bicycle, including the Mayor, Deputy Mayors and other specialists. They will cycle around the town, checking bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, with an emphasis on newly built infrastructure, and problematic places for pedestrians and cyclists.

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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
We share slickers to users of public transport
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles