Contact & Activities

Participating city

Ålesund ()
46.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Agency for Planning and Building Services
Linn Kristine Kvammen
Ålesund kommune
Keiser Wilhelmsgate 11
6002 Ålesund
Postboks 1521
6025 Ålesund
++47 45880639

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Mock up bus station and temporary redevelopment of urban spaces around the mock-up bus station.

In collaboration with a senior high school in the city and two very creative archtiects and builders, we will explore concepts of waiting, collective travel and connection, in a creative temporary installation. The installation is a form of prototype of a new street terminal which is planned in the city centre. The city and the county are collaborating wiht local businesses and creative people to test the potential for a new and better terminal for collective travel during European Mobility Week.
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:
Public transport services
  • Other: New coordinated and integrated public transport planning with neighbouring municipalities.
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas