Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Baku
2.300.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Strategic Development and Planning
Vusal Abbasov
111, Ziya Bunyadov ave., Baku AZ1029, The Republic of Azerbaijan
++994 124047945

Participation 2021

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Holding an online meeting with volunteers from volunteer organizations. Involvement of youth in urban mobility awareness activities
17 September
Directing children to the proper use of pedestrian crossings in front of schools by volunteers;
Taking photos with posters with slogans on various streets of Baku
18 September
The measured number of steps will be sent to BTA from social networks through a mobile application that tracks daily steps. 3 persons who showed highest results will be selected and awarded with various prizes.
20 September
Preparation of posts and facts about sustainable urban mobility during the week, sharing on social networks
21 September
Conducting a survey by volunteers on urban mobility among the residents of the capital
22 September
Organization of a bicycle ride with the leaders and volunteers of volunteer organizations
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)
  • 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
  • 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
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
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
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • 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