Contact & Activities

Participating city

185.937 inhabitants

Local contact

Secretariat for Spatial Planning and Environmental Protection
Lazarela Kalezic
Vuka Karadzica 41, 81000 Podgorica
++382 67263597

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Opening ceremony of European Mobility Week and program announcement
Exhibition Illustration on Traffic
Announcement of a pilot project for digitalization of public transport and introduction of an electronic tickets
Announcement of the competition for the best photography on the topic of sustainable transport in the territory of Montenegro
Workshop: Assessment of the state of cycling traffic policy in Podgorica according to the methodology of BYPAD (Bicycle Policy Audit) - in cooperation with the NGO and GIZ
17 September
Workshop: Parking System Assessment and Parking Management in Podgorica by PARPAD (Parking Policy Audit) - in cooperation with GIZ
Promotion of the first charger for electric vehicles - in cooperation with UNDP
18 September
Press Conference on Drafting Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) for Podgorica - in cooperation with GIZ
Presentation of cycling and parking system results (BYPAD and PARKPAD)
Presentation of the results of the status analysis of traffic in Podgorica prepared for the purpose of the SUMP - in collaboration with GIZ
19 September
Panel Discussion on Sustainable Urban Mobility for deputies of the national Parliament and Alderman of the local Parliament and members of Woman Political Network - in collaboration with the School of Political Studies / Civic Alliance and GIZ
20 September
Presentation of the E-Mobility Study - in collaboration with UNDP
Traffic Safety Panel Discussion - in cooperation with the NGO
21 September
Setting up the bicycle parking lots in front of city institutions
Showing a movie "Bikes versus cars" in Cineplexx, for all citizens (free)
22 September
Closing Sveti Petar Cetinjski Boulevard, Slobode street, Vucedolska street, Njegoseva street
• Organizing sports activities
• Celebrating World Alzheimer's Day - memory walk
Car Free Day / Cycling - in collaboration with NGO
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:
Closing Sveti Petar Cetinjski Boulevard, Slobode street, Vucedolska street, Njegoseva street
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)
  • 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
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • 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
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • European Week of Sport
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)