Contact & Activities

Participating city

Canton de Vaud
778.250 inhabitants

Local contact

Direction générale de la mobilité et des routes
Romaine Florey
Place de la Riponne 10
1014 Lausanne
++41 (0)21 316 72 61

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
54 communes and all the local and regional public transport companies are taking part in the awareness campaign. I addition, nearly 100 activities are organised all over the State of Vaud. Campaign and details of program:
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:
Cap sur l'Ouest
On Sunday the 25th, the 8 communes of western Lausanne are closing 23km of streets and opening them to sustainable mobility modes.
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns