Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bergen ()
280.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of urban development
Einar Grieg
P.O.Box 7700
5020 Bergen Bergen
++47 90072543

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Lunch Mobility meeting with the theme "Travel Smarter, Live Better".
- Information campaigns in several companies.
- Brochure about Enviromental Transport Pacage in "Bergensdalen".
- New bicycle-map of "Laksev├ąg"
- " Bergen in Motion", all students in elementary schools in Bergen are invited to participate in a contest to compete on which school has the most students which cycle or walk to school.
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 network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Other: Opneing of Bybanen, Bergen Light Rail
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations