Contact & Activities

Participating city

23.256 inhabitants

Local contact

Mirjam Nykvist
Västmanland-Dalarna miljö- och byggförvaltning, 774 81 Avesta.
++46 226645604

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
We will have an information campain for public transport with special activity to promote commuting to work with public transport. There will also be activities to promote commuting with bicycle. Organised groups commuting to the largest companies in the city. Walking school buses will be organised for the health and security of school children.
All to the benefit of health, wallet and the environment.

Press release:
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • Other: information campain to promote the use of the newly rearranged public transport
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: (through a cometition of selling clean vehicles)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas