Contact & Activities

Participating city

Östersund ()
61.745 inhabitants

Local contact

Grön Trafik
Anne Sörensson
Östersunds kommun, Grön Trafik
831 82 Östersund
++46 63 144 661

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
During the Mobility 35-40 activities will be held in Ostersund with 60 partners. The week starts with a photo happening on this year's theme. Other activities that are arranged are a climate seminar, electric car exhibition, learn to ride a bike for young people with an immigrant background, walking tours, openings/inagurations, thanks to bikers, hang on on Rådhusgatan, bike event, Hare & Tortoise, competitions, art exhibitions on the bus and parking area, stick graffiti, awards and much more.

See the full program on our website:

Under trafikantveckan arrangeras ca 35-40 aktiviteter i Östersund tillsammans med ett 60-tal partners. Veckan startar med en fotohappening på årets tema. Fler aktiviteter som ordnas är ett klimatseminarium, elbilsutställning, lär dig cykla för ungdomar med invandrarbakgrund, stadsvandring, invigningar, tack till cyklister, häng på avstängda Rådhusgatan, cykelevent, Haren & sköldpaddan, tävlingar, konstutställningar på buss och p-plats, stickgraffiti, prisutdelningar, och mycket mera.

Se fullständigt program på vår webbsida:
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:
On September 20 the "In town without my car" is organized and the inner-city is closed to motor vehicles between the hours of 10:00 to 14:00.

On September 21 the street Rådhusgatan is closed between the hours of 09:00 to 17:00 in order to arrange activities!

See map of closures on our website:

Den 20/9 organiseras I stan utan min bil, då är innerstaden avstängd för motorfordon mellan kl 10.00-14.00.

Den 21/9 stänger vi även av Rådhusgatan mellan kl 09.00-17.00 för att arrangera aktiviteter!

Se karta över avstängningar på vår webbsida:
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • 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 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
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Other: Östersund har tilldelats utmärkelsen
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Other: Projekt pågår om samordnad varudistribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas