Participating towns and cities

Romania Pitesti (Pitești) , Romania

180.000 inhabitants
Cabinet Primar
Comunication Compartment
Strada Victoriei, Nr 24, Cod Poștal 110017, Localitate Pitești. Județul Argeș, România Pitesti
(++40) 248 212 601

Participation 2022

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Pitesti (Pitești) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2022, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
As a partner in the national campaign „Change the PET with a bus ticket”, initiated by the association ”Act for Tomorrow” and integrated into the national program called „Green Friday”, Pitești Municipality is one of the 65 Romanian cities that are organizing this event, on the 16th of September, which offers the possibility, for the residents of the town, to travel by bus paying for the ticket with 5 PET or glass bottles, that they can bring to the collection centers for recycling. This action promotes both the use of public transport and the recycling of plastic and glass.
17 September
Awareness-raising and educational materials regarding sustainable mobility will be transmitted on the LED screen in the central area of the city and also on social media, as part of the informational campaign organized for this edition of EMW.
18 September
Free-Car Day: during a period of 8 hours, a big part of one of the central boulevards will be close to traffic and open to pedestrians and cyclists.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Pitesti (Pitești) 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
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
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas planned
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Pitesti (Pitești) carries out a Car-Free Day 2022 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.