Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Балаково, Саратовская область ()
218.000 inhabitants

Local contact

отдел по спорту, физической культуре, молодёжной политике и тури
Ольга Александровна Балашова
413840, Россия, Саратовская область, город Балаково, улица 30 лет Победы 5б
++7 8453 374814

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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:
22 сентября 2017
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Pedestrianisation
  • 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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas