Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Житомир ()
265.700 inhabitants

Local contact

Mayor's office
Olena Chernyshova
Korolyova sq., 4/2
++380 689941154

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
19 September
opening part of the road to pedestrians, reorganisation of traffic
21 September
presentation of the concept of main street pedestrianisation, street university of spatial planning for amalgamated communities
22 September
street University on mobility, presentation of mobility survey for schools, panel discussion "Sobornyi - square or street"
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:
Sobornyi maidan
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)
  • 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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Other: opened public transport ridership data
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)