Contact & Activities

Participating city

116.834 inhabitants

Local contact

Technical Services Department
Anders Söderberg
Lunds Kommun, Kristallen, Brotorget 1
221 00 Lund
++46 46-35 69 83

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
A temporary Dialogue- and informationcenter will be placed in the city centre to invite opinions and feeling from the public regarding sustainable transport, as well as to present what work the municipality does in that field.
17 September
A relay race will be held along the newly built tramway track, where teams of four compete against each other to be the fastest along the tramway. The race will celebrate the new sustainable transport mode in Lund, as well as give all surplus to charity. During the event the municipality will participate on the grounds and discuss sustainable transport as well as present what projects are currently being developed in sustainable transport.
18 September
Dialogue- and informationcenter
19 September
Dialogue- and informationcenter
20 September
Dialogue- and informationcenter
21 September
Dialogue- and informationcenter
22 September
Dialogue- and informationcenter
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas