Contact & Activities

Participating city

35.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Lena Karoliussen
Postboks 128
3901 Porsgrunn
++47 92 80 85 20

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: Åpning av sykkelteller
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Other: Opprustning av holdeplasser, UU - standard