Participating towns and cities

NorwayOslo, Norway

Population:
700.000 inhabitants
Contact:
Martin Bergheim
Karvesvingen 3
0579 Oslo

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Oslo organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

The Mobility Week in Oslo will take place at Fridtjof Nansens plass, the large cobblestine area in front of the Town Hall. This area will be closed to traffic all week long. Some of the highlights are as follows:
* Park(ing) Week (a full week of Park(ing) Day with artistic installations, play areas, skateboard ramp, extra public benches, extended al fresco, bocce court, etc.
* DYANI skateboard school and skate shows with world champion on Bomb Drop and Free Fall, Adil Dyani
* Bicycle workshop: fix your bike for free
* Exclusively for the mobility week: a double city bike stand with 20 city bikes will be placed at Fridtjof Nansens plass
* An interactive mobility office profiling mobility projects in town, such as the app "Trafikkagenten", new bicycle lanes, etc.
*A full day seminar named "In the city without a car"
* Outdoor gym class with TV coach Yngvar Andersen
A full program is available here (in Norwegian only) nyhetsrom.bymiljoetaten.no/2016/09/14/program-europeisk-mobilitetsuke/

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Oslo implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

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)
Pedestrianisation
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 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
Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Elaboration of new residential areas
Accessibilities
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
Use of clean vehicles
Create new platforms for freight transfer
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Permanent access restriction to city centres
Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Oslo carries out a Car-Free Day 2016 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The area in front of the Town Hall will be closed to traffic
* Concert
* Park(ing) Day