Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bergen ()
280.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of urban development
Einar Grieg
P.O.Box 7700
5020 Bergen Bergen
++47 90072543

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Mobility week 2007 has as its main focus the marketing streets for people.Setting aside areas solely for pedestrians and cyclists. Enviromental damage shall be reduced and public transport improved.

Public Transport Day will be arranged on the 22 nd.of September.

A Mobility Conference included workshop with the theme "Enviromentally friendly transport" will be arranged on the 20 th og September.

Students at all elementary schools in Bergen have been invited to paricipate in a contest called "Bergen in Motion". Schools will compete on the basis of which school has the most students which cycle or walk to school.
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)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Other: Reducing og fares om public transport in city area
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: Speed reduction in city area - 30 km/h
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)