Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Võru
12.237 inhabitants

Local contact

Kait Kabun
Võru, Jüri 11 650605
++372 53 040 012

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

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)
  • Other: 5 km of new cycling and hiking tracks were constructed in town to improve mobility and accessibility of light traffic routes.
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: In the newly designed central town square project pedestrians have priority over vehicular traffic with planned means of reduced speed limit and a lot of new bicycle parking areas.
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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
More details on permanent measures:

Every year in May a Cycling Day open for families and all cycling enthusiasts is organised by Town Government aiming to popularize cycling and use of bikes in the town. Also paying more attention to road safety issues when moving on two wheels is a special feature of the event.