Participating towns and cities

Norway Bergen (City of Bergen) , Norway

Population:
280.000 inhabitants
Department:
Department of urban development
Contact:
Einar Grieg
P.O.Box 7700
5020 Bergen Bergen
(++47) 90072543

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Bergen (City of Bergen) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2009, taking into account the annual theme.

Mornign conference.
Information campaigns, stands and materials with the focus on how to reduce the use of private car. Encourage more people to travel by public transport , cycling and walking.
Contests

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Bergen (City of Bergen) 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
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create park and ride stations
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)