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 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Alta organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Opening of Heartzone around childrens school in Alta. Forbidden for motorized vehicles close to the school area.
17 September
Opening of two bikeparking next to busstops in Alta.
18 September
Opening of heartzone around childrens school in Alta - forbidden for motorized vehicles close to the school during schooltime.
19 September
Opening of bike parking at Alta harbour, combined to harbour for boutroutes. Opening of shortcuts for bikes in Alta.
20 September
Early morning awards for a lot of walkers and bikers at several places in Alta for people at their way to work and school.
21 September
Outdoor guided walkingtour at Aronnes where we are showing a suggested new bikelane combined with closness to nature and animal life far away from car traffic.

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) planned
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets planned
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
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 planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Alta carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.