Participating towns and cities

Albania Tirane (Tirana) , Albania

863.694 inhabitants
General Directory of Environment and Sustainable Developement
Fabiola Muco
Skënderbej Square, Nd. 2
1001 Tirane
Tirane (Tirana) already registered 7x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2022 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015

Participation 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tirane (Tirana) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
During the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2019, the Municipality of Tirana has planned activities all week, based on the 2019’s theme 'Safe Walking and Cycling'. On 16 September, at 18.00 at ''Reja'', the meeting will focus on the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, guiding and advising them on the rules of pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

The activities will also promote:
1. The map of public transport in Tirana
2. The map of bike lanes in Tirana
3. Cyclist ''street codes'' and rules
17 September
“Bike Fair” at ‘’Skanderbeg’’ square, from 09.00 - 13.00.
18 September
Outdoor activities organized at the Artificial Lake park.
19 September
''Bike to Work'' initiative will be launched at the Municipal Council of Tirana at 11.00 AM.
20 September
''Bike race'' at ''Dëshmorët e Kombit'' boulevard, at 10.30.
21 September
Tourist visit at Petrela. Departure at 09.30 with public transport.
22 September
Activities will culminate on 22 September with 'Car-Free Day', restricting the traffic on the streets of the city, turning them in recreational space for pedestrians and bike users.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Tirane (Tirana) 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)
Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
Public transport services
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets planned
Development of new technologies to improve public transport planned
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Charging points for electric vehicles planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Tirane (Tirana) carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.