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 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Alta organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
16.9: * Information and a questionaire about the Public transport in Alta - free waffels to all there will be answering. All happens downtown in the city square.
* Family-bike-quiz - from the city square - to the Public Library.
* Registrer to be a test person in either biking an el-bike - for one week - or Public transport for one month - or both - for free.
* Test an el-bike With us.

18.9 Opening of Heart zone, Elvebakken skole. No cars allowed within the limit during schooltime.

19.9 Competition between car and bikes - who will arrive first? From the universitybuilding to the area Amtmannsnes at 1600.

20.9 Rewards are given to bikers and Walkers near the city area.

21.9 The Library will bike around to Schools and Kindergartens - delivering books.

22.9 Rewards are given to bikers and Walkers, near the Bossekop area. The Library invites Kindergartens to story time. Those who walk or travel by bus will get cocoa and buns.

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 infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Create park and ride stations

Car-free day Car-free day

Alta carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 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:
Opening the Heart zone around Elvebakken School from monday 18.9 will give bether conditions for kids who walks and travel by bike to School. Cars are no longer "allowed".