Participating towns and cities

Czech Republic Brno (City of Brno) , Czech Republic

400.000 inhabitants
Department of Transport
Klára Tenková
Kounicova 67, Brno 601 67
(++420) 542174079

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Brno (City of Brno) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
• Promotion of public and urban transport – visit of the Central Control Room of the Integrated Transport System of the South Moravian Region. Promotion of the CIVITAS Day – 2MOVE2 project – presentation of a cyclobus and a mobile application for available parking navigation.

• Promotion of carsharing, electric carsharing, electric bicycles and scooters…

• Promotion of physical activities and sports – inline skating around the city, cycling –critical mass ride, walking promotion – “Evening Nordic Walking Tour” in Brno parks.

• Activities to promote injury prevention in traffic and sport focusing on use of reflective materials.

• Discussion and screening of a film “Bikes vs Cars”.

• Photo contest on “city public transport”.

• Breakfast and coffee for bikers on the Car Free Day.

• Promotion of the Traffic Snake Game – international project focusing on children’s ecological travelling to schools.

• Guided show of an electric aircraft developed at the Brno University of Technology and other activities…

Complete programme is available on:

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Brno (City of Brno) 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)
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
Create systems for buses and walking trains
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Further info
• The City of Brno works on preparation of a strategic document – the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of the City of Brno – the aim of which is to implement measures to support sustainable mobility and improve the environment in the city – at present the proposal part is in process.

• The City of Brno has installed LCD screens in municipality buildings, showing information about the current state of pollution in the city.

• The Public Transport Company of the City of Brno has introduced the “SENIOR BUS” service for seniors over 70 and handicapped citizens.

• The Public Transport Company has launched a public CNG fuelling station – support for using ecological vehicles also outside the public transport.

• The City of Brno, in the framework of the State Environmental Fund’s project, implements a campaign titled “Riding for Brno” dedicated to support of sustainable transport modes.
• A large sociological survey focusing on traffic behaviour will take place in autumn 2016.

Car-free day Car-free day

Brno (City of Brno) carries out a Car-Free Day 2016 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:
Zone closed to cars:

The area in front of Brno main railway station - Nádražní street.