Contact & Activities

Participating city

97.785 inhabitants

Local contact

Planning office
Pernilla Widstam
Kyrkogatan 5
302 42 Halmstad
++46 727352419

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
16.9 Information about safe cycling and free bicycle service for employees at the hospital Halland in Halmstad. Halmstad municipality.

19.9 Information about safe cycling by the police, Länsförsäkringar and Halmstad municipality on the Great Square in Halmstad. Free bicycle service

20.9 Participation with information about safe cycling and sustainable travel at a Eco day in Folkparken (People's Park). Organized by the Society for Nature Conservation, ABF (the Workers’ Educational Association) and Studiefrämjandet(the Study promotion association, one of the largest study associations for adult education in Sweden)

16/9 Information om säker cykling och gratis cykelservice för anställda vid Hallands sjukhus i Halmstad. Halmstads kommun.

19/9 Information om säker cykling av polisen, Länsförsäkringar och Halmstads kommun på Stora torg i Halmstad. Gratis cykelservice

20/9 Deltagande med information om säker cykling och Hållbart resande vid en Ekodag i Folkets park. Organiseras av Naturskyddsföreningen, ABF och Studiefrämjandet.
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 infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns