Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Prishtina ()
204.725 inhabitants

Local contact

Directorate of Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development
VJOLLCA PODVORICA
Rr.UÇK, no. 2
10000 Prishtina, Kosovo
++381 +38349361175

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
• Promotion of the use of active modes of transport and public transport for work trips carried by the employees of municipal institutions
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – through an exhibition with panels displayed at the City centre “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. The illustrations gave info about the foreseen measures for these travel modes and their benefits. A trained team interacted with citizens, explaining these SUMP strategies to passers-by.
• Movie event at the City’s “Kino Armata” cinema: ‘Speed of Life’ – a movie about sustainable mobility and the story of the main character’s passion for cycling.
17 September
• Promotion of the use of active modes of transport and public transport for work trips carried by the employees of municipal institutions
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – through an exhibition with panels displayed at the City centre “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. The illustrations gave info about the foreseen measures for these travel modes and their benefits. A trained team interacted with citizens, explaining these SUMP strategies to passers-by.
• Instalment of three bike parking racks at three different municipal institutions’ buildings.
18 September
• Promotion of the use of active modes of transport and public transport for work trips carried by the employees of municipal institutions
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – through an exhibition with panels displayed at the City centre “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. The illustrations gave info about the foreseen measures for these travel modes and their benefits. A trained team interacted with citizens, explaining these SUMP strategies to passers-by.
• Roundtable discussion on "Walking, cycling and public transport" with municipality representatives and the media. The municipality discussed its plans to enforce its strategies on these modes of transport.
19 September
• Promotion of the use of active modes of transport and public transport for work trips carried by the employees of municipal institutions
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – through an exhibition with panels displayed at the City centre “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. The illustrations gave info about the foreseen measures for these travel modes and their benefits. A trained team interacted with citizens, explaining these SUMP strategies to passers-by.
• Creation of a new 1km two-directional bike lane (part of the SUMP Cycling Network) on Zagrebi Street, with horizontal and vertical signage. The 1km is part of a foreseen 6km lane, which once completed will allow connection between the neighbourhoods of Medrese and Kodra e Trimave with the neighbourhoods of Dardania, Lakrishte and the City centre.
20 September
• Promotion of the use of active modes of transport and public transport for work trips carried by the employees of municipal institutions
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – through an exhibition with panels displayed at the City centre “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. The illustrations gave info about the foreseen measures for these travel modes and their benefits. A trained team interacted with citizens, explaining these SUMP strategies to passers-by.
• "Riding a bike – a pleasure and a healthy lifestyle" – a demonstrative activity on road safety at the amphitheatre of “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. A polygon was created to simulate public roads and paths along with horizontal and vertical signage. Along with interested citizens, “Qamil Batalli” elementary school pupils participated in the demonstrative activity as well.
21 September
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – through an exhibition with panels displayed at the City centre “Zahir Pajaziti” Square. The illustrations gave info about the foreseen measures for these travel modes and their benefits. A trained team interacted with citizens, explaining these SUMP strategies to passers-by.
22 September
Car free Day
• Creation of a approx. 500 000 square meters Car-Free area from 11:00 to 18:00 in the City centre encircled by streets: Agim Ramadani, UÇK, Migjeni, Luan Hardinaj, Garibaldi and Xhorxh Bush.
• Promotion of Prishtina SUMP Strategies on Pedestrians, Cycling, PT, P+R and Traffic Management and Road Safety – the exhibition moved to NewBorn Square
• Joint Walk
• 7 messages on environment by different local and international leaders, and “The Tree of Wishes”, a presentation of citizens’ requests about the environment (part of KSDW activities)
• Promotional Bike Ride
• Police Unit on Bikes
• Entertainment and socializing at the NewBorn Square
• Movie event at the City’s “Kino Armata” cinema: ‘Trashed’ – an environmental documentary movie
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:
An approx. 500 000 square meters area on 22 September from 11:00 to 18:00 in the City centre encircled by streets: Agim Ramadani, UÇK, Migjeni, Luan Hardinaj, Garibaldi and Xhorxh Bush.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • Other: Addition of information on Google Maps directions for the public transport bus routes in Prishtina