Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bergen ()
280.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of urban development
Einar Grieg
P.O.Box 7700
5020 Bergen Bergen
++47 90072543

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
0730 - 0900 Morning distribution of breakfast for cyclists and pedestrians at 3 important mobility Points : Arna terminal, Oasen terminal and Loddefjord terminal.
link to event: www.facebook.com/events/462568007665550/

1000 - 1600 Lantern action - We install a free battery light on 50 bikes.
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1500 - 1900, ÅDNAMARKA SCHOOL Free bike service. Mechanics perform simple bicycle service.

1530 - 1830, BergenGÅ competition
BergenGÅ competition for high school students with pizza and prize giving in Autogården (Johannes Bruns gate 12) at 1700. Registration info on Facebook.

Bergen GO is a "Pokemon-Go" inspired app. By navigating from point to point you collect virtual cobblestones.
Everyone who has collected a minimum of 20 cobblestones is in the draw for a main prize consisting of a bag filled with various surprises - including Skyss youth cards, Bergen City Bicycle tickets and cinema tickets. In addition, we draw different prizes among all participants.
link: www.facebook.com/events/469343670572972/
17 September
0730 - 0900 Morning distribution of breakfast for cyclists and pedestrians at 3 important mobility points: Nordnes v / Klosteret, at the Maritime Museum and at Småpudden.

0800 - 1000, SEMINAR: Sustainable lunch
The walkable city: How should we prepare for walking in Bergen? Breakfast meeting at Olav H. Hauge at the Literature House. Registration info on Facebook.
link : husbanken.no/universell-utforming/bergen-berekraftig-frokost-17092019/
18 September
0730 - 0900 breakfast distribution to cyclists, pedestrians and travelers on the Strandkait terminal, Steinkjellergaten and Kronstad.

1500 - 1900 SALMON CENTER Free bike service
Mechanics perform simple bicycle service.
link: www.facebook.com/events/424458104835726/

1800 - 2200, LITTERATURHUSET, AUDITORIET Bergen bicycle film festival
Transport bike - what can you wear on a bike?
link: www.facebook.com/events/2201521620139957/
19 September
1500 - 1900, Free bike service - Mechanics perform simple bicycle service.
link : www.facebook.com/events/621562575037290/

1600, moving in party! Bergen City Bicycle has moved into new premises and invites a party to move in at Fabrikkgaten 7.
20 September
ALL DAY, CENTER Park (erings) day
Several of the city's parking spaces are being converted into green meeting places to show the possibilities of human-friendly city life if the cars have less space.

1700 Sustainable Life on Landås invites to a basket party and play in Adolph Berg's way

1130 - 1300, LANDÅS Cycling train on Landås
Bicycle train for students at Langhaugen High School, Gimle school and Fridalen school.

1500 - 1900, NESTTUN TORG Free bike service
Mechanics perform simple bicycle service.
link: www.facebook.com/events/1407842229365095/
21 September
1130 - 1500 Car-free day
Experience the Laundry River, Upper Ole Bull's place and the meadow without car traffic! There will be free activities for young and old: activity trail, bike trail, bouncy castle, face painting, bike show and trial track, Marshall from Paw Patrol coming, BergenGÅ competition and much more. Free, manned bike parking for anyone coming by bicycle.

1130 - 1500, UPPER OLE BULLS PLACE Free bike service
Mechanics perform simple bicycle service.

1600 - 1900, BRANN STADION Free bicycle service and manned bicycle parking at Brann stadium on the occasion of Brann - Haugesund.
22 September
1400 - 1600, MØLLENDAL GENMENNING Utility bike Meet
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: Safe bicycle parking in residential areas. New bicycle strategy in progress.
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: New pedestrian strategy in progress.
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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Other: Expansion of toll road system to improve puplic transport and reduce car traffic.
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: National regulations of accessibility.
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Testing automated vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas