Participating towns and cities

Bosnia and HerzegovinaBanja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

180.053 inhabitants
Department of Traffic and Roads
Mladen Milaković
Urban Mobility Coordinator
Trg srpskih vladara 1
78 000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 65 847 116

Participation 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Banja Luka organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
On 21st and 22nd will be organized monitoring of air quality on location close to main street Kralj Petar I Karađorđević, in order to compare data while there is traffic and where is traffic forbidden for motorized vehicles.

19.9. Children of primary school „Ivan Goran Kovačić“ together with the police and representatives of the City Administration will be distirbuting green balloons with a smiley to the drivers who obey traffic regulations, who fasten their seatbelts and who don't talk on their cell phones. Drivers who do not obey one or both of the rules will get angry red balloon.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Banja Luka 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
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create wheelchair ramps
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Further info
Single day ticket for public transport passengers and zero zone for parking of vehicles with a maximum length of two hours of parking in the centre of the city have been instroduced, with an aim to stimulate the use of public transport. Bikeshare system project is underway.

Car-free day Car-free day

Banja Luka carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 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:
Main activities are:

Main street in city of Banja Luka, Kralj Petar I Karađorđević, will be closed for users of individual motorized vehicles.

In the same time precedent will be given to public transport and cyclists, in order to motivate citizens to use more often public transport and bicycles.

Auto-moto union together with the City will organize traffic polygon for youngest, where they will be able to be informed about traffic rules for pedestrians and cyclists.