Participating towns and cities

NorwayKristiansand, Norway

Population:
113.737 inhabitants
Department:
By- og samfunnsenheten
Contact:
Aenne Ramm
Postboks 4
4685 Nodeland​​​​ Kristiansand
(++47) 45837091
Kristiansand already registered 11x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2022 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2004

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

a cycle-themed day, a car-free day with discount on bus travel and activities having to do with the theme 'travel smarter, live better', launching of a new walk/bike to school campaign, collecting of school statistics on walking/biking/using helmets to school, and two days of free 'eco-driving' courses for allo municipal employees and taxi drivers.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Kristiansand 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)
Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers

Car-free day Car-free day

Kristiansand 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:
the entire city center (aka 'Kvadraturen'), approximately 5 streets and a square