Contact & Activities

Participating city

100.000 inhabitants

Local contact

City Development Office
Martin Lunacek
Horní náměstí 583
779 11 Olomouc
++420 588488382

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
During the day without cars, there will be a presentation of electric vehicles (cars, bus, bicycles), hybrid cars and support carsharing and bikesharing on the Upper Square.

Furthermore, the evaluation of the year-round competition for children supporting traffic education is prepared in the center of SEMAFOR. A cycle ride will also be organized by the cyclecoordinator after the measures that have recently been built in the city.

And throughout the week there will be competition between the departments of the municipality: Sustainable to work!
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:
We will close Horní náměstí (Upper Square)
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders