Participating towns and cities

FinlandTurku, Finland

189.930 inhabitants
Mobility services service area
Stella Aaltonen
City of Turku
Yliopistonkatu 27
20100 Turku
(++358) (0)44 9075983

Participation 2006

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Turku organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2006, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Finland as a Presidency of the European Union will arrange first time a national launching event of the European Mobility Week. The event will be held in Turku on 18 September 2006. The theme for the fifth European Mobility Week is Climate Change which will be execute in cooperation with the European’s Commission campaign "You Control Climate Change". This theme will be strongly present also in Turku.

Relating to the national launch of the EMW, The City of Turku will organize the Opening Ceremonies and Grand Nordic Walking event on the banks of the Aura River. The starting point of the walking and place for Ceremonies will be in front of the Turku City Office (Kristiinankatu 1, riverside).

There will be also a Panel Discussion on Sustainable Transport which is open to all citizens.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Turku implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.