Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Umeå ()
127.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Gator och parker, Umeå kommun
Ida Lundström
Umeå kommun
90184 Umeå
++46 90-16 53 54

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
18 September
Offering the conference participants the possibility to bicycle with electric bicycles from the Airport instead of taking the taxi.
19 September
Activities outside the Civitas Forum Conference: a venue focusing on the sustainable mobility of the future, is aimed at both conference participants and the public. At the venue you can e.g. find information about the city of Umea's work with sustainable travel, listen to panel discussions and participate in competitions.
20 September
Activities outside the Civitas Forum Conference: a venue focusing on the sustainable mobility of the future, is aimed at both conference participants and the public. At the venue you can e.g. find information about the city of Umea's work with sustainable travel, listen to panel discussions and participate in competitions.
21 September
Activities outside the Civitas Forum Conference: a venue focusing on the sustainable mobility of the future, is aimed at both conference participants and the public. At the venue you can e.g. find information about the city of Umea's work with sustainable travel, listen to panel discussions and participate in competitions.
22 September
Activities in the centre of Umea where citizens are invited to test U-bike´s electric cargo bikes (Umea's electric cargo bike rental system), the inauguration of Vasaplan (the improved local bus terminal that has been rebuilt), competitions and information about sustainable travel.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)