Contact & Activities

Participating city

Östersund ()
61.745 inhabitants

Local contact

Grön Trafik
Anne Sörensson
Östersunds kommun, Grön Trafik
831 82 Östersund
++46 63 144 661

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Different activities during the week, with two half day workshops/seminars about the climate and about biogas. A updated version of a cycle map will be presented, How easy can you see your bike in the evening. Enviromental breakfeast about biking and electric bikes. An information meeting about electric cars. Information activities at bilprovningen. Traininforamtion for companies.

On Saturday we have different campaigns for example: with music on bus stops, information about trains, political debate, time test to compare bike, electric bike and car. Bike excursion to the island Andersön. Bus roundtrip with technical visits.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The citycentre inside Kyrkgatan, Färjemansgatan, Köpmangatan och Thomégränd are closed for car traffic september 18th.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Enlargement of pavements