Contact & Activities

Participating city

48.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Agency for Planning and Building Services
Geir Steinar Hanssen
8000 BODØ
++47 75555358

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Saterday 22. september: Free bus and train for all.
In fellowship with Hightschool we gives student and employer free bus this Mobility Week.
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:
Setting aside one area with the SAS Radisson hotel.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas