Participating towns and cities

SwitzerlandLausanne, Switzerland

150.000 inhabitants
Direction des Travaux
Jean-Christophe Boillat
Rue du Prot-Franc 18, CP 5354
1002 Lausanne
(++41) 021 315 38 36
Lausanne already registered 8x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Participation 2008

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Lausanne 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)
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
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
The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Create the tactile pavements
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Launch of accessibility plans
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Create systems for buses and walking trains

Car-free day Car-free day

Lausanne 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:
"Passerelle Vinet" de 9h30-19h les 20 et 21 septembre : rue fermée au trafic, réservée pour movbilités alternatives (pied, trotinnette, vélo, vélos électriques, skates, rollers, segway, etc...)

"Village de la mobilité" les 19-20-21 : fermeture de rue, animations et stands en relation avec la thématique.