Participating towns and cities

Norway Bergen (City of Bergen) , Norway

280.000 inhabitants
Department of urban development
Einar Grieg
P.O.Box 7700
5020 Bergen Bergen
(++47) 90072543

Participation 2007

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Bergen (City of Bergen) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2007, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Mobility week 2007 has as its main focus the marketing streets for people.Setting aside areas solely for pedestrians and cyclists. Enviromental damage shall be reduced and public transport improved.

Public Transport Day will be arranged on the 22 nd.of September.

A Mobility Conference included workshop with the theme "Enviromentally friendly transport" will be arranged on the 20 th og September.

Students at all elementary schools in Bergen have been invited to paricipate in a contest called "Bergen in Motion". Schools will compete on the basis of which school has the most students which cycle or walk to school.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Bergen (City of Bergen) implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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
Reducing og fares om public transport in city area
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction in city area - 30 km/h
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)