Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Växjö
87.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Hållbarhetsavdelningen
Magnus Jonasson
Växjö kommun
Box 1222
351 12 VÄXJÖ
++46 470796092

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Improvement of bicycle network
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Improvement and extension of the public transport network
The development of accessible transport services for all
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Use of clean vehicles
Create new platforms for freight transfer
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains