Contact & Activities

Participating city

Стара Загора ()
136.781 inhabitants

Local contact

Устойчиво развитие и евроинтеграция
Емилия Благоева
Община Стара Загора
бул. Цар Симеон Велики 107,
Стара Загора, 6000
++359 42614650

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Общинското ръководство и кметът Живко Тодоров в продължение на седмица от 22 до 26 септември ще се откажат от използването на личните си автомобили, когато отиват на работа. Община Стара Загора отправя призив към служителите от общинската администрация и гражданите да подкрепят кампанията като се възползват от алтернативни начини за придвижване в градска среда.
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:
Пешеходна зона - Бул.“Цар Симеон Велики“, в участъка от ул.“Х.Д. Асенов“ до бул.“Св.п.Евтимий“
Пешеходна зона – ул.“М.М.Кусев“ – в участъка от ул.“Ген.Гурко“ до ул.“Св.княз Борис“
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places