Contact & Activities

Participating city

Drniš ()
1.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Drniš Tourist Board
Ulica Domovinskog rata 5
++385 959680420

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Morning exercises - strech and train. The programm will be held on city square by our teacher in high school. Programm will be created for all ages and for people with reduced mobility. Important thing is to teach children that exercise should be routine. A short “morning blast” of physical activity can benefit elementary students throughout the day.
17 September
We will be climbing the mounatin Promina. Meeting at the start at 08:00h. On our return, professionals are waiting for us to show those interested the rock climbing.
18 September
Trainers from are coming to Drniš to show us how to move. The program will be held under the watchful eye of the coach, and at the end, prizes for the best exercisers will be distributed. The main prize is free bicycle renting for 2 people for 1 day.
19 September
Day without the cars in city center; hiking in the National Park Krka, path from the island of Visovac to the Roški waterfall, 9km. The Mayor came to give us support
20 September
Day without cars in city center
21 September
Presentation of all our clubs - tennis, football, basketball, mountaineering, cycling, karate club from 10:00h at the poljana, the main city square. All the ineteresting parties can immidiately join to one of the clubs. Drniš is walking today, all the workers from the City are going by foot today
22 September
City cross - we start at 08:50h with streching by the Sring of life where will be the guide to tell us few words about this work of art from Ivan Meštrović. Further we will run till the next monument (Church of saint Ante, Minaret, fortress Gradina) reaching the Old MIll, the last point of interest. By each monument or building there will be a guide to tell us something about it. The end is on main square with streching.
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:
Poljana Drniš and the area arround Poljana (Ulica Antuna Mihanovića)
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • 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
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • 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
  • Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death)