Participating towns and cities

NorwaySandnes, Norway

80.704 inhabitants
Climate, water and sewage
Hendricus Cornelus Renier
RĂ„dhusgata 1
4306 Sandnes
Sandnes already registered 8x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2021 2016 2014 2013 2011 2010 2009 2007

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

All week
Sandnes and Stavanger muncipalities will work together to obtain goals we have in our common actionplans in "Future Cities", which is a goverment initiative that we are both members of. The goals here include the same goals for mobility week, that is reduced emisson of climate gasses and better environment in the cities. For transport this means increasing use of public transport, cycling and walking and reduce our dependence on the car.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Sandnes 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)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create the tactile pavements