Iași, Romania

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Population

city: 327,813

Land area

92 km2

Population density

3578 inhabitants/km2


Iași is located over 7 hills. The public transport network has a length of 363 km, is operated by two companies (the Public Transport Company and Unistil SRL) and provides three modes of transportation for the citizens: by tram, bus and minibus, covering 27 routes. RATP is the main transport operator (the Public Transport Company) and has a fleet of vehicles consisting of 150 trams, 176 buses and 25 minibuses. RATP also manages all the trams' associated infrastructure, out of which 62% will be modernized, after the completion of the ongoing projects.

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Liviu IACOB

Telephone: +40.232.267.582
Email: roliviu.iacobzmi
City website:http://www.primaria-iasi.ro/
Political representative: Gheorghe NICHITA, Mayor of Iași

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

  • TAPESTRY (2000 - 2003)   (show/hide more information)
    Travel Awareness Publicity and Education Supporting a Sustainable Transport Strategy in Europe
  • CIVITAS Archimedes (2008 - 2012)   (show/hide more information)
    ARCHIMEDES - Achieving Real Change with Innovative Transport Measures Demonstrating Energy Savings
  • PUSH & PULL (2014 - 2017)   (show/hide more information)
    PUSH & PULL aims to improve urban mobility by means of parking space management combined with mobility management (MM) measures. By introducing paid parking, increasing parking fees, reducing or restraining parking supply or implementing comparable measures, car drivers will be pushed to use more sustainable transport. At the same time, (parts of) the income generated from parking space management can be used for incentives to promote alternatives, thus pulling or attracting users towards public transport, walking, cycling and other sustainable modes which is the “core-funding mechanism”.
  • Eurocities
  • POLIS
  • ICLEI
  • CIVITAS Forum Network
  • CIVINET Francophone

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

SUMP is in progress with completion at the end of 2015

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