Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bergen ()
280.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of urban development
Einar Grieg
P.O.Box 7700
5020 Bergen Bergen
++47 90072543

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns