Participating towns and cities

NorwayPorsgrunn, Norway

Population:
35.000 inhabitants
Contact:
Lena Karoliussen
Postboks 128
3901 Porsgrunn
(++47) 92 80 85 20
Porsgrunn already registered 5x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

Kampanjer for økt sykkelbruk og fokuset på "do the right mix"
- På farta til skolen: Øke fokuset på bruk av sykkel til og fra grunnskolen og videregående.
- "Do the right mix" blir vist på kinoen i Porsgrunn hele uka.
- Stand på byens kjøpesenter med fokus på miljøvennlig transport og bypakka.
- Høgskolen i Telemark arrangerer sykkelarrangement.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Porsgrunn 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans
Create systems for buses and walking trains

Car-free day Car-free day

Porsgrunn 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:
Breddelangs er en teatervandring i regi av Grenland Friteater, Teater Ibsen og Feste Landskap, sponset av Framtidens byer Porsgrunn og Skien. Vandringen foregår langs elven i bynære strøk med fokus på det grønne i byen og det å bevege seg uten bil.

Det blir båttransport fra Skien til og fra forestillingen for at folk skal slippe å bruke bil som transport.