Participating towns and cities

CroatiaKarlovac, Croatia

49.377 inhabitants
Mayor´s office
Eva Sobotik-Pavan
Ul. Banjavčićeva 9
47000 Karlovac
Karlovac already registered 10x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2017 2014 2013 2012 2010 2009 2005 2003 2002

Participation 2023

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Karlovac organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2023, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Promotion and communication activities on social media informing about the EU mobility week in Karlovac and planned/implemented actions
20 September
Central day in Karlovac where the city and other local public institutions will participate by not using the car and come to work walking or by bike. Car-free day
Closing to traffic a central street in Karlovac and organizing an artistic exhibition on the spot with children´s participation and education for children in collaboration with the traffic police. Partners are the city public library of Karlovac (promotion of cikle-librarians) , Aquatika. regional development Agency and Europe Direct Karlovac.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Karlovac 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
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Installation of charging points for e-bikes planned
Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes planned
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) planned
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc) planned
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets planned
Development of new technologies to improve public transport planned
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes planned
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones planned
Create park and ride stations planned
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas planned
Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme planned
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Launch of accessibility plans planned
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes planned
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc) planned
Use of clean vehicles planned
Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) planned
Testing automated vehicles planned
Freight distribution
New regulations for freight distribution planned
Use of clean vehicles planned
Create new platforms for freight transfer planned
Introducing cargo bikes planned
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans planned
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner) planned
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders planned
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers planned
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas planned
Create systems for buses and walking trains planned
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
Further info
The majority of activities implemented and planned are part of a general strategy that is valid for several years and the implementation is done gradually.

Car-free day Car-free day

Karlovac carries out a Car-Free Day 2023 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:
Stjepan Radić Street from Street-crossing with T. Smičiklasa to Rakovac street.