Contact & Activities

Participating city

103.684 inhabitants

Local contact

Town Planning Department
Sabina Dernelid
Stadsbyggnadsförvaltningen, Trafikavdelningen, 631 86 Eskilstuna
++46 016-7107682

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. Vad innebär “Levande gator” för dig? Artist målar det du tänker.
2. Utställning om ett ombyggt torg, Rådhustorget, med fler träd, ny belysning, lägre trafiktempo, minskat buller och luftföroreningsutsläpp. En ny mötesplats.
3. Seminarium på temat ”Shared space”
4. Gåvor till fotgängare, cyklister och busspassagerare (pocketbok, frukt m m)
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:
The main part of the city centre.

Huvuddelen av Eskilstuna centrum var avstängt från biltrafik 22 september, 11.00-14.00.
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets