Contact & Activities

Participating city

10.715 inhabitants

Local contact

Miljö- och byggkontoret
Ida Dahl
Miljö- och byggkontoret, 777 81 Smedjebacken
++46 761404458

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exhibition of green cars/eco cars at the main square
Electric bicycles and regular bikes will also be displayed.

Opportunity to test a Eco-driving simulator for the public and the employees of the municipality

Giving out flyers with travel tips such as avoid taking the car on short distances etc

Encourage Bus Passengers with carrots and reflexes

Plan and implement travel policy for employees in the municipality

Reach out to the biggest company in the municipality and encourage them to take part in the mobility week

Using environmental coordinators at the municipal workplace to encourage all employees to discuss their own journeys to and from work and how they can become more environmentally friendly. Encourage carpooling.
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:
Will be filled in later
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)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains