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1Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine
2Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine

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The article presents results of the analysis of sustainable urban mobility implementation in Lviv in the context of the impact on urban space and providing comfort for the residents. Considering cases of major streets (Gorodotska Street and Vyacheslavа Chornovola Avenue), the positive impact of the newly created dedicated lanes for public transport and bicycle infrastructure (bicycle lanes and bicycle paths) on the transport system of the city as a whole is reflected. During the last 10 years in Ukraine, the issue of sustainable mobility and movement of residents on various types of transport within urban territorial communities has become very acute. In 2019, the city of Lviv joined the initiative of many European cities to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, which defines the policy in the field of urban transportation and provides an understanding of ways to optimize the spatial development of the city. The main advantage of this document is human-centricity. Strategically, this provides a new step in the balanced development of sustainable types of movement in the city. Analysis of the results of the authors’ observations on the two most active sections of public transport in the city showed the effectiveness of creating lanes for public transport. Moreover, the conducted survey of city residents confirmed that for the majority of the population, the creation of public transport lanes increased the comfort of using them and significantly relieved traffic. A study of the city’s bicycle infrastructure revealed a number of shortcomings in its planning and implementation. Despite this, the latest practices of popularizing the bicycle as a form of urban transport had a positive effect on the steady growth of the number of residents for whom the bicycle became the main form of urban transport, and the development of new bicycle infrastructure. Thus, new approaches to the transformation of the Lviv’s urban space on the basis of sustainable urban mobility determine the further priorities of the city’s development on the way to the implementation of advanced European standards of urban planning.

Key words:

transformation, urban space, urban planning, sustainable urban mobility, public transport, cycling infrastructure, Lviv 





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Suggested citation: Polianskyi, Yu., Karpyshyn, M., & Artymovych, P. (2022). Sustainable urban mobility as a factor of urban space transformation in Lviv. Ekonomichna ta Sotsialna Geografiya / Економічна та соціальна географія88, 40–47, https://doi.org/10.17721/2413-7154/2022.88.40-47.

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