Contact & Activities

Participating city

97.132 inhabitants

Local contact

public transport
Kadi Metsma
Raekoja plats 3, Tartu 51003

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Koostasime Tartu linna jalgrattateedest kaardi.
Korraldasime eakatele (üle 60a) jalgsi orienteerumise Tartu linnas.
Tasuta ühistransport autojuhtidele 18-22.09. et populariseerida ühistransporti.
Avati uus kergliiklustee Annelinnas.
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:
Autovabal päeval ei suletud ühtki tänavat, tegevused toimusid jalakäijate tänaval. Samal ajal toimusid ka tudengite sügispäevad, kus oli palju tegevusi. Toimus rattaorienteerumine linnas.
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
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • 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
  • Other: Künniste rajamine kiiruse vähendamise eesmärgil elamurajoonidesse
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas