Participating towns and cities

NorwayTromsø, Norway

77.000 inhabitants
Sjur S. H. Melsås
Rådhuset, Rådhusgata 2
9012 Tromsø
(++47) 90549567
Tromsø already registered 7x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2018 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tromsø organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Stimulate using buss transport to town centre
Carfree school pupils transportation

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Tromsø implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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)
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Create systems for buses and walking trains
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places

Car-free day Car-free day

Tromsø carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 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:
Strandtorget - Arctandria, Tromsø Centre