Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Eskilstuna
103.684 inhabitants

Local contact

Town Planning Department
Sabina Dernelid
Stadsbyggnadsförvaltningen, Trafikavdelningen, 631 86 Eskilstuna
++46 016-7107682

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Eskilstuna will mainly focus on public transports. Examples of activities:
- Free tickets on the buss on 17 September
- Commuter experiment for people in the countryside
- Competition among school children to travel most sustainable to school.
- Exhibitions
- Test of different kind of sustainable vehicles at local workplaces
- Park (ing) Day where we close a parking lot and instead have a lot of fun activities that show how the place will feels and look like after our permenant change of the parking lot within two years.
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)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers