Serbia marks European Mobility Week by selling sustainable options
Photograph: EU Delegation in Serbia
There are 27 cities and municipalities in Serbia that take part this 12 months within the European Mobility Week. The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia, Ambassador Sem Fabrizi, famous greater than 2,600 native authorities organized actions all through the continent.
The beginning of the European Mobility Week 2020 in Serbia was formally marked in Kruševac, the town that received the European Mobility Week Award for final 12 months within the class of bigger municipalities. The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia, Ambassador Sem Fabrizi, offered the award to Mayor Jasmina Palurović on behalf of European Commissioner for Transport Adina-Ioana Vălean.
Over 2,600 communities organized actions this 12 months
“At this time we’re right here in Kruševac, to ask all cities to take part within the European Mobility Week. It’s a nice occasion, which is being celebrated throughout Europe, throughout Serbia. From September 16 to 22, in 49 European international locations, in additional than 2,600 cities, the identical factor is going on as in Kruševac,” he stated on the occasion.
Fabrizi emphasised that this 12 months’s European Mobility Week has the motto “Mobility for all with out dangerous gases.” The primary message is that it’s obligatory to cut back air air pollution, the second message refers back to the connection between motion and human well being, and the third component is public area, which belongs to residents, not automobiles, he stated.
One of many messages of the European Mobility Week 2020 is air air pollution should be lowered
“In Kruševac and 26 different cities and native communities throughout the nation, individuals take part in numerous actions comparable to strolling, operating, biking, using electrical scooters and driving electrical automobiles. The European Union has launched a revolutionary thought – the Inexperienced Deal – which strives to make the whole continent impartial, with regards to carbon emissions, by 2050” the ambassador added.
The Automobile-Free Day will probably be marked tomorrow in Belgrade.
EU requirements are finest for surroundings, growth, society in Serbia
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Building, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlović stated the European Mobility Week is vital for the EU but in addition for Serbia and added the nation desires to harmonize its requirements with that of the EU as the very best ones for its surroundings, growth and society. Actions in Serbia inside the marketing campaign are coordinated by the Standing Convention of Cities and Municipalities and her ministry.
Mihajlović invited different cities to take part in mobility, not solely through the celebration however all year long. She introduced that from subsequent 12 months, the ministry would award a prize value EUR 8,500 as an incentive to native self-governments for city mobility.
Prizes for Endomondo problem
Customers of the Endomondo cell utility who burn essentially the most energy by strolling, biking or rollerblading by September 21 will win prizes.
The campaign, which began in 2002, permits individuals to discover the position of metropolis streets and experiment with sensible options to city challenges comparable to air air pollution. It goals to enhance public well being and the standard of life by selling clear mobility and sustainable city transport.
The European Mobility Week promotes sustainable mobility options to locals and highlights the challenges. By collaborating, cities can exhibit the advantages of cleaner transport selections and make progress in direction of higher mobility in Europe.