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  1. City of Graz • World Heritage since 1999 • European Cultural Capital City 2003 • Area 127 km² • ~ 254.000 inhabitants (1991: 238.000) • ~ 121.000 jobs(1991: 134.000) • District Graz–Umgebung (surroundings) • 131.000 inhabitants (1991: 118.000) • 36.000 jobs (1991: 26.000)

  2. Infrastructure • Bicycle route network ~ 116 km • Public transport network ~ 392 km • Tram (6 lines) ~ 49 km • Bus (37 lines) ~ 343 km • Road network ~ 996 km • Priority roads ~ 194 km • Roads without priority ~ 802 km

  3. Mobility of the population Ownership of bikes, cars, driving-licenses and PT- tickets • On average every inhabitant makes 3.7 trips per day (2004: 3,7) • He/she covers 23,5 km on average (2004: 23 km) • And spends 83 minutes in traffic (2004: 78 min.) • 0.9 million trips are made every day in Graz (2004: 1.1 mio.) mobility survey 2008

  4. Modal Split – mode choice mobility survey 2008

  5. Bridging Levels • Overcoming the Administrative Levels • Federal Ministries • Provincial Government • City Government

  6. Why Graz? • First pedestrian zone in the 1970s • City focused on tram • 1992 first city in Europe withTempo 30/50 • Integrated PT tariff-system since 1994 • First mobility centre in Austria since 1997 • Pioneer in Bio-diesel • October 2008 candidature

  7. Mobility ManagementThemes • Mobility Management in Historic City Centres • Most of them are based on middle age structures • Space must be shared by all modes • MM an effective instrument

  8. Mobility ManagementThemes • Mobility Management for new Districts • New districts are growing • Existing districts are changing • Chance to establish MM at the begin of development • MM as permanent process • How can we guarantee permanence?

  9. Mobility ManagementThemes • Cross linking of Districts and Regions • MM only works with an according infrastructure • Public Transport • Bike Network • Pedestrian Areas • Linking up with a Green Network for walking and cycling • Networking of the administrative levels

  10. Mobility ManagementThemes • Mobility Management for all Generations and Genders • Different needs of the generations, genders • Special packages needed • Children • Teenagers • Adults • Working population • Elder people

  11. Mobility ManagementThemes • New Forms of Mobility • Mobility formed our society • Mobility is our life • Sustainable and city - friendly mobility is the future • New forms are needed

  12. ECOMM 2010 - Graz 5th – 7th May 2010 Stadthalle Graz “Moving People – Bridging Spaces”

  13. Lisa Rücker Vice Mayor City of Graz