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 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal 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.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
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