Contact & Activities

Participating city

270.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Transport Policy
Sally Herbert
Civic Centre
NE1 8PU Newcastle upon Tyne
++44 0191 211 6032

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
On the evening of Monday 22nd September from 6.30pm there will be a public lecture titled "Clean Air For All". The evening lecture covers issues surrounding sustainable transport, particularly air quality and congestion. It aims to share knowledge of research to facilitate further understanding of how small changes that can be made by all of us can lead to real improvements to our environment.
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:
Public transport services
  • Other: Launch of a Sustainable Travel Guide giving information on the various sustainable transport modes available to the residents of Newcastle.
Mobility management
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains