Contact & Activities

Participating city

OvanÄkers kommun (Edsbyn & Alfta)
11.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Planeringsavdelningen/ (Urban & rural) Planning department
Fia Johannessen
LĂ„nggatan 24, 82880 Edsbyn, SWEDEN
++46 271 570 26

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Opening of a new bike and pedestrian lane. An event with a authority cutting band, sparkling soda and people are then invited to use the lane for a first time.
- A campaign "I will not drive a car at 22 September" will be launched through facebook a week or two before EMW.
- People who take the bike to work will receive a simple gift
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)