Contact & Activities

Participating city

217.000 inhabitants

Local contact

cycling transport
Uri Sobi

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
-Lessons and lectures in the city schools about EMW, "green transport" and use of bikes
-Poll on the issue of transformation of the Chornovola str. into a pedestrian zone
-Art activities on the Chornovola str. closed for traffic during the week of 16-22 September
-Bicycle city tour
- Cinema "Bikes vs Auto"
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:
Chornovola sreet will be closed for cars during the whole week, 16-22 September. The transferred to the pedestrian street will host Art activities.
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)
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)
More details on permanent measures:

Development and implementation of measures to improve the possibilities to travel by bike. Besides:
- Opening of the Extreme Park
- Increasing the number of trolley buses
- Establishment of bicycle parkings