Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vaxholm
11.300 inhabitants

Local contact

Eva Jernnäs
185 83 Vaxholm
++46 854170800

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exhibition at the local library on energy & enviroment with focus on transportation and its impact on climate change and health.
Demonstration of alternatives to fossil driven vehicles like Seqway and e-boats (battery driven).
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:
Shutdown of the central street for one day in collaboration with the local stores and restaurants.
Offer the public to test eco-driving on a simulator and informing them what eco-driving meas an leads to.
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:
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Elaboration of new residential areas