Participating towns and cities

NorwayAlta, Norway

20.000 inhabitants
Drift og Utbygging/ Kommunal teknikk
Gjermund Abrahamsen Wik
Sandfallvn 1, pb 1403
9506 Alta
(++47) 91 60 38 56

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

All week
Fr 16.9: Opening of New bike trail
M 19.9: Distribution of rewards for Walkers/ bikers
T 20.9: Race between bike and car from Residential area to city center
O 21.9: Distribution of rewards for Walkers, bikers and bus passengers.
T 22.9: Seal off road by Schools - all the street for bikers and Walkers.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Alta 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Opening bike trail at Sandfallet secondary School. opening of new bike line at Skillemo.
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)
New stops at Saga residentalarea. New busline to Tverrelvdalen.

Car-free day Car-free day

Alta 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:
* Cordoned off center parking.
* Seal off road by 3 middle- and high school.