Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Imatra
27.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Tea Laitimo
Virastokatu 2, 55100 Imatra, Finland
++358 400156677

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
To launch a competition for ideas how to motivate a person to carbon free traffic.
19 September
Car-Free Saturday. Free public transport.
21 September
Get to know your towns cycling routes.
22 September
To publish a result of Kilometri-kisa in Imatra.
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)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres