Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Linköping
153.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Municipality
Jafer Zeeshan
Linköpings kommun
581 81 Linköping
++46 13-29 40 38

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Saturday 19 sep we arrange a sustainability party in a the street. Sustainable urban planning, art, food, culture and sustainable transportation will fill the street instead of cars. The 22 sep we encourage cyclists and pedestrians by giving them an apple!
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:
A centrel street called Platensgatan is closed to traffic on Saturday. This street is now lined with shops and restaurants. For our sustainability event they move out in the street. Cultural associations and other participants will turn up in the carfree street with different sustainable activities.
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)
  • Other: 15 new public bicycle pumps have just been installed
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places