Contact & Activities

Participating city

20.000 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
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.
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:
* Cordoned off center parking.
* Seal off road by 3 middle- and high school.
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)
  • Other: 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)
  • Other: New stops at Saga residentalarea. New busline to Tverrelvdalen.