Participating towns and cities

Sweden Östersund (City of Östersund) , Sweden

64.825 inhabitants
Grön Trafik
Anne Sörensson
Östersunds kommun, Grön Trafik
831 82 Östersund Östersund
(++46) 63 144 661

Participation 2008

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Östersund (City of Östersund) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2008, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
The actions in Östersund during the week strive to encourage sustainable transport in the spirit of the European Mobility Week Charter, especially bringing attention to the problem of the greenhouse effect and air pollution. This year there will also be an extra focus on public health issues.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Östersund (City of Östersund) 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)
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)

Car-free day Car-free day

Östersund (City of Östersund) carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The zone restricted to private cars consists of seven streets in central Östersund.