Participating towns and cities

Montenegro Glavni grad Podgorica (Capital City Podgorica) , Montenegro

200.000 inhabitants
International Cooperation Office
Teodora Kusovac
Njegoševa 13, Podgorica 81000, Montenegro Glavni grad Podgorica
(++382) 68101333
Glavni grad Podgorica (Capital City Podgorica) already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2002

Participation 2015

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Glavni grad Podgorica (Capital City Podgorica) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2015, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
- Carrying out a "Car-Free Day" event on 22 September by closing one or more streets to traffic, and instead opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.
- Panel discussion "Let's ride together"
- Bicycle ride - "Think global, ride local"

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Glavni grad Podgorica (Capital City Podgorica) 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)
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
Create wheelchair ramps
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Further info
As main current activities and measures that Capital City Podgorica conducts and plan to conduct in relation to establishing sustainable transport, should be pointed out the following:

- Building of mini-bypass, which made possible relocation of traffic from the City center, thus reducing congestion and speeding up traffic flow;
- Setting up mechanism of faster flow and traffic circulation, through construction of roundabouts on the chosen localities, replacing “classic” crossroads, which contributes to more dynamic traffic flow and reduction of congestion;
- Organizing of annual manifestations (Energy days and Energy week), which, among the others, covered the topics of sustainable transport, alternative ways of mobility (bicycles, electric vehicles, etc.), use of alternative fuels, etc.
- Few project concept notes, related to improvement of traffic infrastructure, has been developed and will be used for applying toward international funds;
- Capital City has developed and implements Sustainable Energy Action Plan which covers three sectors, including transport. In that term, set of activities, concerning improvement of public transport and City fleet has been defined;
- Significant segment of activities in this field is also participation in several international projects, which are focused on energy management and fight against climate changes, thus recognizing as necessity, defining and implementing measures aimed toward reducing CO2 from traffic and establishing alternative modes of transport.

Car-free day Car-free day

Glavni grad Podgorica (Capital City Podgorica) carries out a Car-Free Day 2015 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:
City Centre will be closed to traffic.