Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Jyväskylä
137.368 inhabitants

Local contact

JAPA ry
Anna Sarkkinen
Matarankatu 4, 3.krs
40100 Jyväskylä
++358 405938541

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials

Participants map

Participation reports

Find statistics and information on past editions of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in the participation reports 

  2017   [PDF, 1.9mb]

  2016   [PDF, 1.8mb]

  2015   [PDF, 1.5mb]

  2014   [PDF, 1.4mb]

  2013   [PDF, 5.0mb]

  2012   [PDF, 1.7mb]

  2011   [PDF, 0.9mb]