Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Helsingborg
128.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Ewa SylegÄrd
Helsingtborgs kommun
25189 Helsingborg
++46 42-10 50 00

Participation 2010

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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: Install a bicycle barometer, bike and ride stations, bicycle parking
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers