Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Banja Luka
180.053 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of Traffic and Roads
Jelena Pavlović
Trg srpskih vladara 1
78 000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 66 802 303

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Comparison test - Space occupation in mobility ; Bulevar Desanke Maksimović
17 September
Parking spaces for bicycle ; Five location in Central city zone
18 September
Movie projection ;University of Banja Luka, AGGF
19 September
Poll city dwellers ; Central City Zone
20 September
Tracing and triggering traffic cycle track in standard traffic track ; Central City Zone
21 September
Childern Traffic Training Ground ; Trg Krajine
22 September
Car - Free Day ; Central City Zone
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:
Central City Zone
22. September 2018.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)