Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Västerås
140.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Tekniska kontoret
Jenny Bergström
Stadshuset
72187 Västerås
++46 21-391617

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans