Participating towns and cities

NorwaySykkelbyen Mandal, Norway

Population:
11.000 inhabitants
Department:
Lindesnes kommune
Contact:
Guro Torhildsdatter
Ytre Sandgate 25 a 4514 Mandal Sykkelbyen Mandal
(++47) 91802944
Sykkelbyen Mandal already registered 5x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2020 2011 2010 2009 2008

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

1. Bicycle ride arranged by Mandal “the bicycle town”.
2. Centrum streets will be closed for cars.
3. Bicycle puzzle race and bicycle orienteering.
4. Bicycle ride for families.
5. Guided tour through the centre of Mandal.
6. Grand opening of new bicycle parkings in town.
7. Reduced prices on town busses, Taxus.
8. Cooperation with the local schools and Kindergartens.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Sykkelbyen Mandal 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Reduction of outside parking zones
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Mobility management
Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas

Car-free day Car-free day

Sykkelbyen Mandal 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:
Part of the mainstreet through the center of the ciy