Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

St. Petersburg
5.351.935 inhabitants

Local contact

Committee for Transport
Irina Efimova
16A Ispolkomskaya Street
St. Petersburg
191167
Russian Federation
++7 931 326-46-86

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Opening of the European Mobility Week in St. Petersburg with an interactive education programme
Bike quest about St. Petersburg as a cycling city
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
Opening of the exhibit “Industrial Landscape / Tram park No. 8” (as a part of SPb SUE “Gorelectrotrans” project “The Megapolis through the Eyes of Artists”)
17 September
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
Interactive sessions on sustainable mobility in schools
Bike video presentations in libraries
Children's drawing contest on pedestrianisation
18 September
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
Interactive sessions on sustainable mobility in schools
Bike video presentations in libraries
Virtual cycling carnival for kids
19 September
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
Interactive sessions on sustainable mobility in schools
Transport Reception Centre for answers to the questions put by thе citizens
Educational game for “Ecolyata” movement on the city ecological challenges
Roller-quest “DriveOstrov”
“Me as a Pedestrian Today” (an outdoor action)
Bike video presentations in libraries
Literary meeting: “Through The Nevsky On Foot” by D.Arsenyeva
20 September
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
Interactive sessions on sustainable mobility in schools
Bike video presentations in libraries
“Paid parking facilities in St. Petersburg” (a press conference)
21 September
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
Interactive sessions on sustainable mobility in schools
Bike video presentations in libraries
“A Bike Lane for the Safe Future” (a flash mob)
Contest on road safety rules for students
“It's Fine To Be A Pedestrian” (an interactive event with a book exhibition)
22 September
Special action for intercepting parking areas users
A Car-Free Day Bicycle Race
A photo exhibition dedicated to natural reserves and sanctuaries in St. Petersburg
A modern mobile air quality monitoring laboratory presentation
Cycling, segway riding, rollerblading, skateboarding activities
The National Youth Foresight Festival “Pravo Rulya!”
Mobility Week closing event in Primorsky Victory Park
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.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • 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
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • 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
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas