Contact & Activities

Participating city

150.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Direction des Travaux
Jean-Christophe Boillat
Rue du Prot-Franc 18, CP 5354
1002 Lausanne
++41 021 315 38 36

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
"Passerelle Vinet" de 9h30-19h les 20 et 21 septembre : rue fermée au trafic, réservée pour movbilités alternatives (pied, trotinnette, vélo, vélos électriques, skates, rollers, segway, etc...)

"Village de la mobilité" les 19-20-21 : fermeture de rue, animations et stands en relation avec la thématique.
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • 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
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains