Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kungsbacka
68.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Charlotta Ljungkull
Kungsbacka kommun
++46 300-83 50 31

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
An exhibition with written information material from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and European Mobility Week. We will organize a quiz for visitors in which they will be able to win a safety pack for bikeriders with reflexes, a bike helmet and a reflector vest. We will promote our bike map and encourage the inhabitants to choose the bike ahead of the car when traveling through the town.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns