Contact & Activities

Participating city

Стара Загора ()
136.781 inhabitants

Local contact

Устойчиво развитие и евроинтеграция
Емилия Благоева
Община Стара Загора
бул. Цар Симеон Велики 107,
Стара Загора, 6000
++359 42614650

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
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.
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 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)