Contact & Activities

Participating city

43.000 inhabitants

Local contact

UK National Coordinator

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
A Sustainable Travel Event at one of Perth's Major businesses (Scottish and Southern Energy), held on 16/9 involving Council, Cycling Scotland, Sustrans, Paths to Health, etc. Event repeated in High Street Perth on 22/9 for Council Employees and Perth and Kinross Community. Held in Pedestrianised area.
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:
High Street, Perth.
Section of Scottish and Southern Car Park.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains