scenario building and testing, creation of strategy

Structure of objectives defined in order to develop the strategy, consists of the following objectives:

  • global objective which is defined on the level of cross-border strategy
  • specific objectives that are definedon the level of specific areas (sustainable mobility solutions; comfortable travel; promoting transport services; administrative, legal and financial frameworks). They represent strategic objectives of the whole project as well.
  • operational objectives that are in compliance with specific objectives on the level of micro-regions(Győr – Dunajská Streda, Komárom – Komárno, Esztergom – Štúrovo and Abaúj-Hegyköz – Košice)   

Global objective: Increasing of mobility in public transport by 15% until 2020.

Specific objective 1: Increasing of sustainable supply of mobility

Description: This specific objective incorporates the following elements:

  • o.c.1.1. More intensive transport links in the region Győr – Dunajská Streda
  • o.c.1.2. Wide-range public transport supply in the region Komárom – Komárno
  • o.c.1.3. Diversified public transport supply in the region Esztergom – Štúrovo
  • o.c.1.4. Expansion of transportation options in the region Abaúj-Hegyköz – Košice

In order to reach global objective of the stated strategy it is necessary to improve current public transport supply in all sub- regions of the border region. Enriched and intensified public transport offers are the preconditions for the attraction of people to use them.

Recommendation: In order to reach this we recommend the implementation of the followings:

  • „Increasing of current public transport supply”
  • „Establishment of transport association” in the concerned regions
  • „Establishment of new tourist route” in the regions  Komárom – Komárno, Esztergom – Štúrovo and Abaúj-Hegyköz – Košice

Specific objective 2: Higher-quality travel

Description: This specific objective incorporates the following elements:

  • o.c.2.1. More effective travel supply for the region Győr – Dunajská Streda
  • o.c.2.2. Optimized transport supply for the region Komárom – Komárno
  • o.c.2.3. More attractive travel supply for the region Esztergom – Štúrovo
  • o.c.2.4. More comfortable travel in the region Abaúj-Hegyköz – Košice

It is a key element when it comes to the mobility improvement of public transport to provide sufficient comfort level when travelling. Providing various supplementary services on public transport vehicles can enhance the popularity of travelling by public transport instead of travelling by car.

Recommendation: In order to reach this we recommend the implementation of the followings:

  • Harmonization of bus and train schedules in all four regions
  • Optimized public transport in the region Komárom – Komárno
  • Revitalization of bus station in the centre of Štúrovo
  • Revitalization of the square in front of the railway station in Štúrovo in the microregion Esztergom – Štúrovo
  • Modernization of the existing railway line between Abaúj-Hegyköz –  Košice

Specific Objective Nr.3. Popularization of public transport services

Description: This specific objective incorporates the following elements:

  • o.c.3.1 Improvement of information supply available for people using public transport services in all regions of the border region,
  • o.c.3.2 More appealing offer for people using public transport in all regions of the border region.

In order to attract more people to use public transport services it is important to use various marketing tools that enhance the stated specific objective.

Recommendation: In order to reach this we recommend the implementation of the followings:

  • “Working out of a marketing campaign to support travels by public transport” in all regions of the border region.
  • „Establishment of informational table system” and   
  • „Unified marketing product” in all regions of the border region.
  • „Information campaign” in all regions of the border region.

Specific Objective Nr.4. More favourable institutional, legal and financial conditions in the area of the transport

Description: This specific objective incorporates the following elements:

  • o.c.4.1 „More flexible financial support for public transport” in all regions of the border region
  • o.c.4.2 „More intensive cross-border cooperation” ” in all regions of the border region
  • o.c.4.3 „More secure and smooth transport” in all regions of the border region
  • o.c.4.4 „Smarter reach for the Abaúj-Hegyköz – Košice region”.

Stated level of mobility can be reached via the modification of current institutional, legal and financial conditions and the implementation of new elements.

Recommendation: In order to reach this we recommend the implementation of the followings:

  • „Elaboration and implementation of a supporting scheme for the development of public transport”,
  • „Elaboration of a study on threats of cross-border public transport”,
  • „Memorandum for the promotion of cross-border public transport”,
  • „Elaboration of a feasibility analysis for the introduction of EUROREGIO bus lines”,
  • „Establishment of an integrated transport system” in all regions of the border region,
  • „Elaboration of a study on transport system of Komárom – Komárno and Esztergom-Štúrovo cities”. 

Target audiences of the strategy are the following groups: inhabitants of the cross-border region and people using public transport for commuting cross-border. Key target group inside this are the inhabitants of biggest cities of the involved regions. Furthermore municipalities and their representatives, relevant public transport service providers and employers of the region are also belonging to the target audience.

Fejleszteni kell a tömegközlekedést a határmenti térségben

Pat. Patfürdőn tartották meg a „Mobilitás elősegítése a magyar-szlovák határ mentén a tömegközlekedés révén” című projekt zárókonferenciáját. A 2012. Szeptember 1-jétől tizennyolc hónapon át tartó program általános célja egy összevont közösségi közlekedési rendszer kifejlesztése volt a magyar-szlovák határmenti régióban.

Forrás: www.hirek.sk/

 

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