Participating towns and cities

NorwaySkien, Norway

51.500 inhabitants
Alexander Markset Olsen
Pb 158
3701 Skien
(++47) 35589157
Skien already registered 5x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

All week
-Making room for cycling in a city street
-Cycling course for children
-Walk and bicycle competition between schoolchildren i Porsgrunn and Skien

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Skien 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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
Benches at busstop

Car-free day Car-free day

Skien 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:
-One main street where it's made room for cycling and a side street for bicycle activitys for children, in the city.