Participating towns and cities

UkraineUzhhorod, Ukraine

115.164 inhabitants
Department of business management and economy
Pavlo Logvinov
Poshtova sq., 3, Uzhhorod, 88000
(++380) 0312 613176
Uzhhorod already registered 12x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2014 2013 2012 2011

Participation 2011

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Uzhhorod organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2011, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Uzhgorod city council started sustainable mobility actions at the very beginning of this year with introduction of permanent changes in the transportation scheme. Main actions taken were: closing of the central part of the city for the weekend (Friday evening - Sunday evening) and holidays; development of the bicycle lanes scheme and marking of the bicycle lanes; repair of the road surface at the main streets in the city; building of bicycle parking spots.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Uzhhorod 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)
Mobility management
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Further info
(1) Closure of the Dovzhenka street and central part of the city for the automobiles and public transport during weekends and holidays. This action was very much appreciated by inhabitants and guests of the city.
(2) First bicycle lane was opened along the river embankments in the city (5.8 km). This route is very popular among weekend and holiday bicycle riders and now it creates better conditions for people, especially newcomers, children and families for safe bicycle ride.
(3) New bicycle parking spot was established in the central part of the city. One more bicycle parking spot is planned to be build by the end of the year.
(4) Repair of the road surface at Mynajska street.

Car-free day Car-free day

Uzhhorod carries out a Car-Free Day 2011 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:
Zone, restricted for the private cars, public transport on September, 22 is the road along the embankment (1.8 km) which is usually taken by cars to shorten the way from the remoted areas to the central part. This road goes along the pedestrian street, which is used by mothers with children, elder people and families. The road leads to one of the most popular entertainment areas in the park.
During the car-free day the road will be closed and the following activities are planned: children drawing competition on the road surface; official opening of the bicycle lane; "burn calories, not gasoline!" - group excercises; bicycle competition "Caraful bicycle".