Participating towns and cities

SerbiaSombor, Serbia

72.800 inhabitants
Mayors Office
Branislav Svorcan
Trg cara Urosa 1
25101 Sombor
Sombor already registered 7x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2002

Participation 2020

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Sombor organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2020, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Health Day - Red Cross Sombor and Council for Health of the City of Sombor will organize activity to promote communication of citizens with local health council and other similar organizations. It will be held on the public square and will include talks and discussions of healthy life styles and habits.
17 September
Board for public traffic safety will give away light equipment for bicycles in public in order to increase safety of people riding bicycles in the city and rural areas.
18 September
Together with the Sport Union of the City of Sombor public fitness class will be organized taking care of health measures. This activity will be organized in the city and surrounding villages throughout whole week with special class held on 20th September in the city main square. All participants will come either by foot or bicycle and will take part in fitness class, zumba class and similar activities.
19 September
Kayak Club Sombor in cooperation with Red Cross from Sombor will organize Kayak tour on Great Bačka Canal, which will include education in safety measures in water activities and search and rescue demonstration. Expected effect: promotion of healthy life styles and benefits of physical activities in nature.
20 September
Promotion of playground in the city. Playground intended for children with disabilities where they can either exercise or play with their counterparts with no limitation with all safety measures included.
21 September
Sport Union of the City of Sombor will organize public fitness class with employees from local government and public institution promoting all year activities.
22 September
Car Free Day

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Sombor 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) planned
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems planned
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc) planned
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets planned
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps planned
Lowering of pavements
Launch of accessibility plans planned
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans
Elaboration of educational materials planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Sombor carries out a Car-Free Day 2020 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.