Participating towns and cities

CroatiaKoprivnica, Croatia

28.580 inhabitants
Služba ureda gradonačelnika
Ivana Ledinski Cvetković
48 000 Koprivnica
(++385) 48 279-529

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Koprivnica organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2009, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
A day of activities promoting climate change prevention and mitigation measures ( September 16)
Taking individual EMW Pledge for changing mobility behaviour patterns for a week, in favour of sustainable means ( walking, cycling, public transport)
Active promotion of sustainable transport means - all days of the week
Closing a part of the city to motorized vehicles for the whole week
( afternoon hours)
Closing a larger part of city centre to motorized vehicles for one whole day ( 22. September)
Introducing traffic calming measures for a testing period of time

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Koprivnica 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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Removal of architectonic barriers
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Permanent access restriction to city centres

Car-free day Car-free day

Koprivnica carries out a Car-Free Day 2009 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:
Wider city centre in which a large part is already pedestrianized. Additions to this calm area will be tested during a week of activities. Two additional streets will be turned into one-way streets in order to calm down the traffic in the larger area leading from the central town square towards the hospital, a school and the main city's recreation area.