Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Lidköping
39.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Lidköpings Kommun
Denis Tomazic
Skaragatan 8
531 88 Lidköping
++46 510770204

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Social media challenge highlighting the citys bike paths. Chance to win nice prices!!
21 September
Car free day in the city center on the 21st of September.
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:
Car free day in the city center on the 21st of September.
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
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
  • Other: The current fleet of buses have been replaced by 100% electric buses during 2019
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns