Participating towns and cities

BulgariaSofia (София), Bulgaria

1.300.000 inhabitants
Sofia Municipality, Transport Directorate
Ivan Nikolov
33, Moskovska Str.
Sofia 1000 Sofia (София)
(++359) 29041018

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Sofia (София) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
During the European Mobility Week between 16-21 of September more than ... organisations will provide activities connected with alternative transportation and clean air. The campaign will be opened with a bike safety lesson provided by urban cycling organization, traffic police and with exclusive participation of the Dutch ambassador and his team. There will be a photovoltaic installation available for charging electric vehicles; more bike safety lessons, fashion on bike game, Cycling Tour of Green Sofia, free bike deliveries, open cinema on environmental themes, mobile laboratories for quality control of the air and much more. During the whole week Do the right mix game will take place in the city. Sofia mobility center, Prevention Department of the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Environmental, Executive Environmental Agency and Traffic Police will participate in the campaign with different activities to promote and develop the alternative mobility behaviour among the citizens.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Sofia (София) 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)
Public transport services
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets

Car-free day Car-free day

Sofia (София) carries out a Car-Free Day 2013 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:
On 22nd of September, for the fourth time, Sofia municipality will close a central area for cars and open it only for pedestrians, public transportat and alternative modes of transportation as bikes, eco- cars, skating and more. The restricted zone is: Aleksandar Dondoukov Bvld- August 11 Str. - Vrabcha Str. - Vasil Levski Blvd - Aksakov Str.- September 6th Str. - Yosiv Gourko Str.- Lege Str. - Positano Str. - Vitosha Blvd - Aleksandar Dondoukov Bvld