Participating towns and cities

Bulgaria Стара Загора (Stara Zagora) , Bulgaria

136.781 inhabitants
Konstantin Stoyanov
107. Tsar Simeon Veliki blvd.
6000 Stara Zagora Стара Загора
(++359) 42605007
Стара Загора (Stara Zagora) already registered 12x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2021 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Стара Загора (Stara Zagora) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
This year the information campaign "European Mobility Week" is organized in Stara Zagora in partnership between the Information Centre Europe Direct Stara Zagora, Stara Zagora Municipality, Mall Galleria Stara Zagora, Center for Science, Culture and Art Stara Zagora, bikeclub "Zara", Youth Bulgarian Red Cross Stara Zagora and Directorate "Traffic Police" with the slogan for smart mobility - by bike, on foot and by public and shared transport. This is a the way for a cleaner air in the city, healthier people and stronger economy.
On 20th of September we will start a combined pedestrian and bike march for children aged 10-13, which will be led by the Deputy Mayor of Stara Zagora, Mrs. Krasimira Chahova. The meeting point for departure is situated near the open air badminton courts in Park Ayazmoto. Before the start there will be a short demonstration of representatives from bikeclub
"Zara" and instructions for Road Safety made by representatives of the "Traffic Police." The march will end at the Mall Galleria, where is previewed an organized program and activities. For all involved children are provided prizes.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Стара Загора (Stara Zagora) 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)
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)
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
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create the tactile pavements
Lowering of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)