Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

SOMBOR
85.923 inhabitants

Local contact

Kristina Harjung
Trg cara Urosa 1

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal 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
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.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Elaboration of educational materials
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)