The closure is marked by traffic signs. Prague 1 Town Hall wants to prevent drivers from using Jindřišska Street to avoid the busy arterial road and from parking on the square. Other restriction will concern every Sunday of the month when no cars will be allowed at all at the square.
Based on the estimation of the Technical Administration of Communications, traffic on Wenceslas Square will decrease by 60 %. Before the restriction, about 20 thousand cars daily passed through Wenceslas Square. The restrictions concern Jindřišská Street in the length of fifty metres from Wenceslas Square. Traffic is diverted to Politických vězňů Street, where cars can now travel in both directions. Entrance to Panské Street will be possible via Jindřišská Street or from the street Politických vězňů.
There is no staying and no parking allowed in the area of the pedestrian zone. The Prague 1 Town Hall points out the option to park in the Main Railway Station underground garages. Local residents and local companies that own the underground garages can enter the area with permission. For the owners of parking cards the town hall provided supplementary parking.
Supplying with goods restricted
The supplying vehicles can enter the pedestrian zone from the upper part of Wenceslas Square between 5 and 10 am only. The restriction doesn’t concern taxi cars.
On Malý Rynk without cars
As of 2nd April, no cars are allowed to enter Malé Square. The Prague 1 Town Hall decided to keep this area for pedestrians and quiet restaurant gardens. Parking will be possible in adjacent streets.