Contact & Activities

Participating city

51.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Alexander Markset Olsen
Pb 158
3701 Skien
++47 35589157

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Se aktivitetsprogram..
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:
I Porsgrunn blir en større parkeringsplass i sentrum (200 m2) gjort om til park. Dette blir da en sammenslåing av park(ing) day 21. september og bilfir lørdag 22. september.

I skien stenger vi av gatene rundt Ibsenparken.
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)
  • Other: Sykkelteller med sykkelpumpe og informasjonsskilt over hovedvegnettet for sykkel i Grenland
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Other: Opprustning av holdeplasser i metronettet til UU
  • Launch of accessibility plans