Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Karlovy Vary
46.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Odbor strategií a dotací
Věra Sekyrová
Moskevská 21
361 20 Karlovy Vary
++420 353118152

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Ve čtvrtek proběhnou vědomostní soutěže „Naše město – naše klima“ pro studenty středních škol na téma ekologie, udržitelného rozvoje a změn klimatu.
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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Uzavírka oblasti ve městě, kudy běžně jezdí auta, jen pro chodce, cyklisty a veřejnou dopravu po celý den
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas