Contact & Activities

Participating city

74.471 inhabitants

Local contact

Jenni Väisänen
Koskikatu 7 A 3krs.
++358 50 463 3418

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Thursday 15th: Fillarimestari contest at Niittylahti school. Fillarimestari contest is part of European Traffic Education Contest.

Saturday 16th: How to repair your bike? -Free tutoring event for citizen.

Monday 19th: A forum occasion for invited guests about Walking and cycling strategy City of Joensuu.

Thursday 22th: Smart mobility day for the city workers.

Thursday 22th: Free breakfast for cyclists and walkers. Ride or walk to work and enjoy a free breakfast next to Ylisoutaja bridge on the way.

Thursday 22th: Free bus rides on Joensuu local buses.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
More details on permanent measures:

City of Joensuu launch a new cycling street construction. New route will be completed on summer 2017.
City of Joensuu install new bicycle stands on the Niskakatu street.