Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Göteborg ()
550.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Färdas och Transportera
Jenny Dalnäs-Orrmyr
Box 2403
403 16 Göteborg
++46 31 368 25 82

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
During the week we will organize five differen breakfast seminars.
Talking about congestion charge, sustainable commutation, How to environmentally adaped the work place, Cycling in city, clean traffic with electric cars and bio-gas?
We will also build a house where you can tell us all about your cycling experiences in Gothenburg.
The 22 of September we will have a bilg event in city centre. All information you can wish about the future in Gotheburg when it comes to sustainable traffic, environment evolution and urban development and ecology innovation. There will also be performer, song, music and a lo ofnice things to do. For example try a electric bike.
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:
We are blocking a big paring lot and a few streets in the city
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
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers