Participating towns and cities

NorwayOslo, Norway

Population:
700.000 inhabitants
Contact:
Martin Bergheim
Karvesvingen 3
0579 Oslo

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Oslo organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

More use of biogas in PT. Encourage the use of bikes all year around on bike day. Encourage people to choose and to buy emission free cars at Fossil free day. Make parking spaces go green on PARK(ing) day and to close Teisenveien for cars on Carfree day.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Oslo implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
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)
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
New regulations for freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Create systems for buses and walking trains
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Oslo carries out a Car-Free Day 2013 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Teisenveien, a residential street, but also a important street for school children with 2 schools nearby will be closed for traffic on the 22nd.