Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Västerås
153.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Technical Services and Property Management Department
Marie Pellas
Stadshusentrén, Fiskartorget, Västerås
++46 21392533

Participation 2019

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)
  • 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)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)