Zagreb has suspended parking charges for medical and technical staff of hospitals in the , as well as for citizens using their services, and for employees of state and local authorities of the Republic of Croatia who are engaged in combating the COVID-19 virus epidemic, alongside of hospital locations and surrounding streets.
After the Civil Protection Staff of the Republic of Croatia made the decision to suspend public urban transport, the City of Zagreb, through its public urban carrier ZET d.o.o. introduced 17 lines of emergency transport to transport persons from work and to work for those jobs that did not cease to be carried out during the epidemic. Shuttle service is free of charge. There are 62 buses in service.
Bristol making parking free for NHS staff and care workers in council car parks, pay and display street parking, and residents’ parking zones. Read more here.
Contact: Paul Davies
The city of Amsterdam has announced a 50 million emergency fund to take necessary measures during the Corona crisis. With this fund the city can provide things like laptops to children who lack these facilities at home and free parking licenses for health professionals. In the coming weeks more actions will be announced. Read more here
Contact: Julia Robeer
Zaragoza has adopted several measures to ensure and facilitate the mobility during the time of coronavirus. These measures include:
• Flat rate in taxis for older people
• 50% rate for all taxis users
• Payment in public transport only with card
• Limitation of passenger numbers in public transport
• Protection measures on urban buses
• Preventive measures on tram
• Free parking for residents
• Improvements in loading and unloading zones
• Facilities for priority supply
• Flexibility for delivery tasks
Find more information (in Spanish) here.
Contact: Lorena Calvo
Madrid is working with public and private parking providers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among health professionals. Parking providers near hospitals are making free space available to health care professionals so that they can park at a greater distance from each other and reduce the chance of transmitting the coronavirus on their way to work. Find out more here.
Contact: Ana Buñuel
Madrid city council has suspended parking fees and closed down its bike sharing scheme. The offer of free parking had already been in operation in areas surrounding hospitals for a few days, in order to make access easier for staff and patients, but has now been extended throughout the city.
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Contact: Ana Buñuel