Contact & Activities

Participating city

189.930 inhabitants

Local contact

Mobility services service area
Stella Aaltonen
Puolalankatu 5, 3 krs,
+358 44 9075983

Participation 2006

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Finland as a Presidency of the European Union will arrange first time a national launching event of the European Mobility Week. The event will be held in Turku on 18 September 2006. The theme for the fifth European Mobility Week is Climate Change which will be execute in cooperation with the European’s Commission campaign "You Control Climate Change". This theme will be strongly present also in Turku.

Relating to the national launch of the EMW, The City of Turku will organize the Opening Ceremonies and Grand Nordic Walking event on the banks of the Aura River. The starting point of the walking and place for Ceremonies will be in front of the Turku City Office (Kristiinankatu 1, riverside).

There will be also a Panel Discussion on Sustainable Transport which is open to all citizens.