Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ås
10.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Planning
Siri Gilbert
Ås kommune, Postboks 195, 1430 Ås, Norway
++47 64 96 20 77

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
18 September
17-18: Try the bike obstacle course at Ås IL's Sports School.
Ås IL arranges sports school for all children in 1st - 3rd grade. This Wednesday, participants can test out the bike obstacle course. Even if you did not enroll in the sports school, you can join in the cycling day and you can join in. Remember to bring your bike and helmet! Prize for the children who complete the bike trail!
See more info about the sports school here: www.asil.no/Idrettsskolen.html?actions=1574:content&idc=722

September 18 and 21: Bicycle obstacle course
Ås municipality has got a new mobile bicycle obstacle course, which is exciting, fun and challenging! Children and adults alike can try the trail and practice cycling skills under safe conditions.
19 September
18 - 20: Guided bicycle tour - Grytelandsrunden
Ås Turlag and Ås municipality arrange guided cycling tour Ås - Grytelandskogen - Ski - Ås. The tour goes through some of the finest cultural landscape in Ås; past large farms, expansive fields and past the nature reserve Østensjøvann. You can choose whether you want to cycle short or long laps. Refreshments are served along the way. Suitable for adults and children from 10 years and up. Distance: 17 km, partly on dirt road. More information about the tour can be found here in Ås Turlag's booklet, tour number 11 in the booklet.
21 September
Bicycle skills trail for kids in a cultural event in central Ås.
12-16: Children's World Day.
We encourage you to cycle to Children's World Days in Ås and join the bike obstacle course. Prize for the children who complete the bike trail!
More information about Children's World Days in Ås can be found here.
barnasverdensdag.custompublish.com/

Bicycle obstacle course
Ås municipality has got a new mobile bicycle obstacle course, which is exciting, fun and challenging! Children and adults alike can try the trail and practice cycling skills under safe conditions.
22 September
Take the bike to Breivoll!
If you ride to Breivoll this Sunday, you will receive a free bowl at Breivoll Farm. The living room is open between 12 and 16. From the center of Ås there are approx. 11 km to cycle to Breivoll (about 50 min). From Vinterbro it is approx. 4 km (approx. 20 min).
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)
Mobility management
  • Other: Campaign for more winter biking