Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ålesund ()
46.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Agency for Planning and Building Services
Linn Kristine Kvammen
Ålesund kommune
Keiser Wilhelmsgate 11
6002 Ålesund
Postboks 1521
6025 Ålesund
++47 45880639

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking.
Construction of new bicycle parking. Walking-competition with the elementary schools.

link : alesund.kommune.no/aktuelt/nyhetsarkiv/10094-europeisk-mobilitetsuke-2019
17 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking. Construction of new bicycle parking. Walking-competition with the elementary schools.
18 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking. Construction of new bicycle parking. Walking-competition with the elementary schools. “Travel eco-friendly to the match” in collaboration with the local football-team.
19 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking. Construction of new bicycle parking. Walking-competition with the elementary schools.
20 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking. Construction of new bicycle parking. Walking-competition with the elementary schools.
21 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking. Public event in the city to mark the mobilityweek. Construction of new bicycle parking. Announcement of the winner of the walking-competition with the elementary schools.
22 September
Mobilitycard (use of all public transport in the city all week for 130NOK). El-bicycle-library. New commuter parking. Construction of new bicycle parking. “Travel eco-friendly to the match” in collaboration with the local football-team.
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)
  • Installation of charging points for e-bikes
  • Other: Installation of repair-stations for bikes
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: mapping of existing shortcuts for pedestrians, implementation of signs through shortcuts, revitalization of shortcuts under planning
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
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: Free public-transport-card for all new students*
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
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
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas