Contact & Activities

Participating city

11.300 inhabitants

Local contact

Kristina Eriksson
185 83 Vaxholm
++46 854170800

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Exhibition at the municipal library with contribitions from school children and drawings on this years focal theme.
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:
Car Free Day in Vaxholm occurs on September 24. Parts of central Vaxholm will be closed to traffic and a lot of acitivities will take place in the streets. Parades, exhibitions, games, aerobics, dancing, bike parade and more to come.
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:
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Other: Last years test on closing down the central part of
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: Investing in electric cars and electric chargers within the administration of Vaxholm.