Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Karlskoga kommum
30.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Andreas Eriksson
Skrantahöjdsvägen 35

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Karlskoga kommun fokuserar aktiviteter till resande med buss och cykel och uppmanar alla kommunens medborgare att ställa bilen hemma den här dagen.
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:
En sträcka av 1 km i centrala staden stängs av för privatbilisters genomfartstrafik, trafikanter uppmanas att i stället välja alternativ väg eller transportsätt.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings 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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains