Contact & Activities

Participating city

647.676 inhabitants

Local contact

Bilfritt byliv
Terje Elvsaas
Vahls gate 1, 0187 Oslo
Post: Boks 364, Sentrum, 0102 Oslo
++47 934806383

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- 16th of September there will be held a bicycle event in the City Centre. There will be several competitions for both professionals and “the family” (web site:

- The City of Oslo, Agency for Road and Transport, will invite schools to participate in a walking contest. Every class will register how many of their pupils are walking to school during the weeks 37 and 38. Those who choose to cycle to school will also be registered. This competition shows that all children can contribute to a better environment, simultaneously as they are more active, by walking to school as often as possible. The competition is part of a larger project that the City of Oslo is managing to reduce the number of pupils that travel to school by car (web site:

- 21th of September will there be held a Conference in streets planning and street architecture under the theme of “Streets for people”. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is coordinating this event.

- During the EMW will there be an information awareness campaign in the media due to the theme “Streets for people” and according to the Car Free Day.