Participating towns and cities

SwitzerlandLausanne, Switzerland

Website:
Population:
150.000 inhabitants
Department:
Direction des Travaux
Contact:
Jean-Christophe Boillat
Rue du Prot-Franc 18, CP 5354
1002 Lausanne
(++41) 021 315 38 36
Lausanne already registered 8x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Lausanne organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2009, taking into account the annual theme.

- balades à vélo, cours de sécurité à vélo, foire aux vélos ;
- journée internationale à pied à l’école et balades pédibus ;
- circulation de trolleybus historiques et balade « multimodale » ;
- action de quartier aux Fleurettes (rue fermée à la circulation) ;
- marché de la mobilité à la place de la Louve (samedi 26 septembre).
- l’édition d’un guide intitulé « En ville autrement » ;
- double exposition au Forum de l’Hôtel de Ville, du 15 au 26 septembre, sur les thèmes "en ville autrement" (extraits et développements du guide) et "10 ans du Pédibus"

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Lausanne 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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create park and ride stations
Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Launch of accessibility plans
Freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Elaboration of educational materials
Create systems for buses and walking trains

Car-free day Car-free day

Lausanne carries out a Car-Free Day 2009 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Vendredi 25.09 - 18h00-24h00. Mont-Tendre - Fleurettes
Raclette du quartier des Fleurettes
Dès 18h00: apéritif en musique sur la place. Dès 19h00 : souper raclette, grande tablée depuis les Fleurettes 23.