Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Varberg
60.480 inhabitants

Local contact

Hamn- och gatuförvaltningen
Karin Nyberg
Varberg kommun
Östra Långgatan 18
43245 Varberg
++46 702-983 90 82

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Information and inspiration about biking in a square during 17th of september. Providing information about ongoing and future bike-campains. Exhibition about the space cars, buses, bikes and pedestrians occupy in the streets. Free bus-trips during the day.
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.
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 bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns