Contact & Activities

Participating city

44.281 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental and Traffic unit
Petri Palkki
Marknadsgränd 2
135 81 Tyresö
++46 8 5782 9114

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Arranging the national competition "walk and bike to school" for children. Tyresö municipality encourages participation in the competition by contibuting with local prices.

Tyresö is handing out breakfast 18/9 to people who cycle to work/school. Information about the handout is published on Tyresö's website:

Together with Stockholm city and Nacka municipalitiy, Tyresö has produced a map showing the newly buildt bike paths crossing the borders between the municipalities. These will be handed out together with the breakfast to inform that we've built new bicycle paths but also that we collaborate with the nieghbouring municipalities when it comes to infrastructure that improve cycling.

To encourage people working for the municipality to walk and bike to work, Tyresö is arranging a competition with prices for the three people who bike and walk the longest distance during a certain period.
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)
  • Other: Tyresö has built 800 metres bike lane.
  • Other: Tyresö has made two bus stops more accessible for people with disabilities
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: The cars in the car-pool of the municipality are gradually being replaced by more environmentally friendly cars.
Freight distribution
  • Other: Tyresö has, together with seven other municipalities i the Södertörn region, started a coordinated freight distribution, with shared logistic centers. The cooperation has resulted in fewer distrubutio
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns