Participating towns and cities

Albania Bashkia Shkoder (Municipality of Shkodra) , Albania

212.467 inhabitants
Directory of Strategic Planning and Improvement of Business Climate
Stela Mardusha
Rr. 13 Dhjetori, Nr.1, Shkoder
4001 Bashkia Shkoder
(++355) 685400073
Bashkia Shkoder (Municipality of Shkodra) already registered 12x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2013 2008 2005 2003 2002

Participation 2023

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Bashkia Shkoder (Municipality of Shkodra) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2023, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
The Municipality of Shkodra joins the European Mobility Week, with a series of sports and educational activities, such as the MTB Cross Country Race "Trofeu Gilman Bakalli" 2023, the "World Car - Free Day", the exhibition with old bicycles, various activities for children aged 5-10 years old will be combined with educational ones, to learn the benefits of cycling, such as: games with animators, face painting, coloring, bicycle rides, how to repair a bike, how to perform first aid, children's performance part of the "Vllaznia Taekwondo" team.
16 September
MTB Cross Country Race "Trofeu Gilman Bakalli" 2023
An XC race over a circuit track of 14km in the beautiful nature of Shkodra / Northern Albania.
25% Singletrack trails!
3x different categories:
Female 18+ qualification with 2 rounds ( = total 28km)
Men 18-44 qualification with 3 rounds ( = total 42km)
Men 45-99 qualification with 2 rounds ( = total 28km)

Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Ura e Mesit, Drisht / Shkodër/ Albania
18 September
Video promotion: Shkodra, the city of bicycle!
Shkodra is known in Albania and beyond for the use of bicycles as a healthy way of life.
While traditionally in every house in Shkodra, the bicycle has an important place, every day more and more dedicated spaces are created in the city.
Since May 2023, the first 1,500 meters of bicycle lanes have been completed, and the installation of traffic dividers for bicycle lanes for another 3,000 m is underway.
This is just the beginning!
Through Shkoder by bike, at any age, in any place!
22 September
Activity 1: Exhibition of old bicycles
The most oldest and classic bicycles, fanatically preserved by citizens of Shkodra, will be exhibited.
Activity 2: Cycling with children
The use of bicycles begins in childhood. In order to preserve the tradition and encourage cycling, a bicycle riding will take place across the road Mother Teresa Square to Democracy Square, with the participation of about 50 children between the ages of 5 – 10 years old.
Activity 3: Learning basic first aid techniques
First aid knowledge is necessary for educating and informing new generations, some basic first aid tips and techniques will be illustrated.
Activity 4: Performance of the children's "Vllaznia Taekwondo"
Children between 5 and 10 years old, part of the "Vllaznia Taekwondo" team will offer a fantastic sports performance.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Bashkia Shkoder (Municipality of Shkodra) 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc) planned
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking

Car-free day Car-free day

Bashkia Shkoder (Municipality of Shkodra) carries out a Car-Free Day 2023 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The segment road Democracy Square - Mother Teresa Square - Skenderbeg Boulevard will be closed on September 22, 2023, in order to promote cycling and walking.