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Participating city

Durres
314.496 inhabitants

Local contact

Development policies Directory
Ina Xhakoni
L.1 Sheshi Liria Durres
++355 697611662

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
During the European Mobility Week 2017, Durrës Municipality in collaboration with civic grouping ‘Bicycle Durrës”, representatives of civil society, students and pupils, will develop a lot of activities in order to encourage sustainable public transport measures as well as to promote the use of alternative means of transport instead of private vehicles by being environmentally friendly.

The main activities that will be during European Mobility Week are:

17 September: Bike riding with the participation of civic grouping “Bicycle Durrës”, representatives of Durrës Municipality, students etc.

18 September: Launch of the SUMPORT Project which aims at increasing the planning capacities on sustainable mobility of port cities through sharing of experiences, pilot actions and training activities.

19 September: Awareness campaign on Mobility Week Theme 2017 ''Clean, shared and intelligent mobility'' as well as on eco-friendly transport.

20 September: Awareness campaign with elementary schools pupils on use of road traffic rules: crossing the white lines.

21 September: Awareness campaign with high schools pupils of Durrës city with on sustainable urban mobility and eco-friendly transport.

22 September: Car-Free Day, by closing part of the main boulevards Epidam and Dyrrah, and opening it to cyclist, electric cars and pedestrians all day long.

During the day, cultural and sport events will be held for all citizens such as:

- Paintings, pictures and other artistic works exhibition with high schools pupils, on the subject “Sustainable Urban Mobility”;
- Organization of running marathon with high schools pupils of Durrës city.
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:
22 September: Car-Free Day, by closing part of the main boulevards Epidam and Dyrrah, and opening it to cyclist, electric cars and pedestrians all day long.

During the day, cultural and sport events will be held for all citizens such as:

- Paintings, pictures and other artistic works exhibition with high schools pupils, on the subject “Sustainable Urban Mobility”;
- Organization of running marathon with high schools pupils of Durrës city.

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Participation reports

Find statistics and information on past editions of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in the participation reports 

  2017   [PDF, 1.9mb]

  2016   [PDF, 1.8mb]

  2015   [PDF, 1.5mb]

  2014   [PDF, 1.4mb]

  2013   [PDF, 5.0mb]

  2012   [PDF, 1.7mb]

  2011   [PDF, 0.9mb]