Contact & Activities

Participating city

11.300 inhabitants

Local contact

Eva Jernnäs
185 83 Vaxholm
++46 854170800

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Show with uni-cycles, demonstrating packet cycle, organising "In town without my car" on Saturday September 20 with several activities on the street like offering free health test on an excercise bike, cooperation with local stores along the street, planning for some kind of flash mob, offering climate smart cooking etc.

Uppvisning med enhjulingar och demonstration av paketcyklar
Organiserar "I stan utan min bil" lördagen den 20:e september med flera aktiviteter på gatan, som t.ex. gratis hälsotest på en motion cykel, samarbete med lokala butiker längs gatan, erbjuder klimatsmart matlagning, etc Planerar även för någon slags flash mob.
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:
The lower part of Hamngatan in central Vaxholm will be resticted for cars on Saturday September 20.

Den nedre delen av Hamngatan i centrala Vaxholm kommer att vara avstängd från bilar lördagen den 20:e september.
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:
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders