Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bijeljina
114.700 inhabitants

Local contact

Section for Local Economic Development and European Integration
Ankica Todorovic
Trg Kralja Petra I Karadjordjevica 1
76300 Bijeljina
++387 55 233 132

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
- Press conference of Mayor and EMW partners from NGO and private sector - announcing the EMW and activities that will follow during the week and beyond, the city's commitment to implement the SUMP, with focus on introducing bicycle lanes and green/car free zones in the city.
- Facebook campaign - promotion of cycling / started 22 Aug, picture with most likes to receive award at closing ceremony of EMW.
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
- Two main streets in city center closed for traffic from 18-23 pm.
17 September
- Workshop for pre-school teachers / presentation of SUMP in relation to SDGs with focus on inclusion.
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
- Two main streets in city center closed for traffic from 18-23 pm.
18 September
- "Park for our children" / activity for pre-school children in the city park - learning about urban mobility through a theater play "Sponge Bob on the bike"
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
- Monitoring of traffic frequency in the city center.
- Two main streets in city center closed for traffic from 18-23 pm.
19 September
- "I can as well" / activity for children with disabilities & their parents, free Yoga class in the city park.
- Outdoor fitness in the city park for adults
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
- Monitoring of traffic frequency in the city center.
- Two main streets in city center closed for traffic from 18-23 pm.
20 September
- "20 healthy kilometres" / bicycle ride from city center to the Eco Camp, promotion of new bicycle lane along the city canal, presentation of video clip from 2019 EMW.
- Car free day / closing the main streets in the city center for 24 hours.
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
21 September
- Promotion of joint use of transportation means instead of 1-person-car use / promotional drive by touristic train through the city.
- Workshop for primary school students / awareness raising on healthy, active ways of movement
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
- Two main streets in city center closed for traffic from 18-23 pm.
22 September
- Traffic polygon for children / Simulation of participation in traffic with primary school students at the main city square.
- "Let's roll" / activity for children, focus on Rollers and Skateboards, promoting active movement at the newly established walking and cycling lanes along the city canal at which the EMW closing ceremony will take place, including handout of awards for three most liked pictures of cyclists presented through our Facebook campaign.
- Street action in the city center - raising awareness on urban mobility in relation to Agenda 2030/SDGs and survey with citizens.
- Two main streets in city center closed for traffic from 18-23 pm.
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:
Two main streets in city center closed for traffic 24 hours on 20 September.
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
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
  • 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
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • 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
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • 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:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)