Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Eskilstuna
103.684 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Most of the programme is about the city and the climate change.
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:
Closed streets in the centre of Eskilstuna: Drottninggatan, Nygatan, Smedjegatan, Rademachergatan and Kriebsensgatan
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Other: see permanent measures above