Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ängelholm
40.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Kommunledningskontoret
Björn Adlerberth
Östra vägen 2
262 80 Ängelholm
++46 0431 87000

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Demonstration of Electric cars
Demonstration of Electric bikes
Infomation about Health and Environmental issues relataed to transportation
Free Fairtrade Coffee
Kickbike track
Segway
Bike and walk to school campaign
Public showing of the film Bikes vs Cars
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:
- Close car parkings
Close part of a street in the center of town and convert them to green rooms with different activities
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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: New bicycle paring in center (with roof and looker) and possibilities to charge electric bikes
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Other: Five public busses exchanged to electrical busses
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: The municipality has started a co-delivery system for all their freights with a distribution center
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials