Contact & Activities

Participating city

26.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Anders Bernberg
Storgatan 1
574 80 Vetlanda
++46 038397100

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Photo competition - Me and my bike

Saturday week 38 is the autumnt where we will provide activities and have widgets on the square including offering:
- Try electric bicycle
- Widgets (new cycle routes in the community and information about that the entire city center will be transformed into walking speed range)
- Traffic School offering and market eco-driving.

Fototävling - Jag och min cykel

Lördag v 38 är det höstmarknad där vi kommer erbjuda aktiviteter och har informatörer på torget som bland annat erbjuder
- Prova elcykel
- Informatörer ( nya cykelvägar i kommunen och information om att hela centrum görs om till gångfartsområde)
- Trafikskola som erbjuder och marknadsför sparsam körning.
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:
The Vetlande square with surrounding streets

Vetlanda torg med kringliggande gator
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places