Contact & Activities

Participating city

137.368 inhabitants

Local contact

Anna Sarkkinen
Matarankatu 4, 3.krs
40100 Jyväskylä
++358 405938541

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Paikallisliikennepäivät Jyväskylässä, ekaluokkalaisten joukkoliikenneoppituntien aloitus, liikkumiseen liittyviä pientapahtumia, liikkumiseen liittyviä pienkilpailuja, pyöräilykoulutusta, katutapahtuma, etätyöpäivään liittyvä tempaus
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials