Participating towns and cities

BulgariaBurgas, Bulgaria

210.000 inhabitants
Boian Popunkiov
ul Kliment Ohridski 3
Strategic Planning Directorate
Burga, Bulgaria
8000 Burgas

Participation 2015

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Burgas organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2015, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
1. Get to school by bus - free of charge bus trip for the first school day for students their assistants and academia
2. Graffiti on wheels - visiting 4 schools and drawing together with the students transport signs and messages for careful driving. Mapping the safest routes to school in the retro museum bus.
3. Street fashion - competition for extreme cycling and skateboard tricks
4. Travel Burgas - launch of the first smart terminal and online platform for multimodal journey planner
5. What is the easiest and fastest way to key city places? - installation of plates that provide information of the direction, distance, and time to get to points of interest using bicycle, bus or walk
6. Green city oasis- launch of the first in Burgas smart solar bench that charges 4 mobile devices and provides open working space in the green city area
7. Drive slower, live longer - lecturers from the local traffic police visited 3 kindergartens to educate the little children on the rules for safe crossing, ecological and alternative mobility habits, the benefits of cycling and choosing the safest routes.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Burgas 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 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
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)