Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Eskilstuna
100.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Town Planning Department
Sabina Dernelid
Stadsbyggnadsförvaltningen, Trafikavdelningen, 631 86 Eskilstuna
++46 016-7107682

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
A restricted area in city centre, free bus rides all day and a cultural festival on the theme "walk in every possible way" on the main square Fristadstorget.
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.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
City centre.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns