Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gimhae
560.642 inhabitants

Local contact

Climate&Atmosphere Division
Jiyoung Hwang
2401 gimhae st. gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnamdo, South-Korea.
++82 055-330-2456

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
21 September
- 대중교통 이용하기 캠페인
- 승용차 없이 출퇴근하기
- 공공청사 주차장 폐쇄
- 차 없는 거리 운영(기후변화 홍보부스, 기후변화 체험부스, 기후지킴이 교실부스, 지구사랑 에코골든벨, 온실가스 나눔장터, 도로는 내 스케치북)
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:
가야의 거리(시민의 종~국립김해박물관) 300m
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
  • 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
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)