Šoštanj, Slovenia

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Population

agglomeration: 8,667
city: 2,836

Land area

4 km2

Population density

771 inhabitants/km2


Šoštanj is facing problems with heavy transit traffic on the roads, even in the town centre.
Some parts of the town are well equipped with pedestrian infrastructure but in general there is lack of pedestrian infrastructure on the level of municipality. Cycling infrastructure is unconnected, but there is commonly used bicycle sharing service shared with a neighbouring municipality. Public transportation is hindered by the dispersed settlement pattern of municipality. It is still not commonly used although there are free local buses and the frequency of trains has been increased.

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Email: siobcinasostanj
City website:http://www.sostanj.si

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan exists.

Municipality of Šoštanj adopted its 1st SUMP in 2017 and is actively implementing it.

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