17 March 2020 – Free parking introduced in Sofia to discourage public transport overcrowding

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: City (Sofia)
Lead People/Agency: Municipality of Sofia

Overview: Hourly parking in the “blue” and “green” zones in the capital of Sofia will be free of charge until 29 March 2020. The aim is less citizens to use overcrowded public transport.
Full details here: https://www.sofiatraffic.bg/media/uploads/zapoved_sinq_zelena_zona_17.03.2020.pdf

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat