Participating towns and cities

SloveniaVelenje, Slovenia

33.000 inhabitants
Tea Pantner
Titov trg 1, 3320 Velenje

Participation 2018

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Velenje organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2018, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
15.9.2018: action called "Run of dadys; 16.9.18: Mountain bike guided tour
17 September
Lecture about healthy life style for eldrely people (measurig of blood preasure etc...); Test of walk on 2 km for eldery people
18 September
Seminar within projetc SmartCom (regional SUMP preparation)
19 September
seminar within project e-GUTS (electromobility)
20 September
workshop for elderyl people to point out the adavantages and disadvantages of city planning; travel louge of a local hicker who crossed the Alps
21 September
Car free day (lots of interesting activites for public, mainly school and kindergarten children; placement of "Park on the street"; theater; polygons; outdoor sport activities; library; art workshop; yoga course; symulator of safe driving, e-vehicles; selecting winners of the campaign "Ride with PPT-Lokalc"; concert at the end
22 September
guided city tour round Velenje

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Velenje implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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)
self repair toolkit station for bicycles; pump track for bikes, skates etc.
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Reduction of outside parking zones
Elaboration of new residential areas
Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
municipal /public car service for elderly inhabitatnts
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Create systems for buses and walking trains
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Velenje carries out a Car-Free Day 2018 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Rudarska street closed for the whole day (its one of the main roads in Velenje)