Contact & Activities

Participating city

57.255 inhabitants

Local contact

Anna Bäckstäde och Emelie Waktel
Teknikförvaltningen, Region Gotland
Visborgsallén 19
62181 Visby
++46 498-269000

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

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
  • 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)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
More details on permanent measures:

Bilfritt Almedalsveckan 2015
Cykelåtgärder i Visborg med upphöjda passager
Ombyggnad av cirkulationsplatsen Norrgattrondellen med nya gång- och cykelpassager
Ny gång- och cykelväg till ny arena i Visborg
Utbyggnad av säkra skolvägar
Ombyggnad av busstation med ny cykelparkering
Belysningskampanj med utdelning av cykellysen