Contact & Activities

Participating city

Sykkelbyen Mandal
11.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Lindesnes kommune
Guro Torhildsdatter
Ytre Sandgate 25 a 4514 Mandal
++47 91802944

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the 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.
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:
Part of the mainstreet through the center of the ciy
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)
  • 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
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
Mobility management
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas