Participating towns and cities

SwedenHelsingborg, Sweden

151.620 inhabitants
Local Campaigner
Helsingtborgs kommun
25189 Helsingborg
Helsingborg already registered 11x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2014 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Participation 2011

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Helsingborg organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2011, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
- A market that is called "alternative wheels market". It will be a happening on the theme emissions - free travelling. With skateboard- and parkour - shows, music entertainment and an exhibition of electric vehicles (cars, bicyckles, electric motorcykles), bicycles, skateboards, inlines, segway and more to show the different means of travel without emissions.
- A bicykle race (but not a competition) to show the possibilities of cykling in and around helsingborg. It will be three different routes; 10km, 32 km and 80 km to attract as many as possible.
- Lunchcycling with a guide will be provided everey work day of the week, to show helsingborg as it looks today, and how it can be in the future.
- Elders lern how to go by bus, even when disabled. We offer a trip where intrested can get info about and practise on how to go by bus, how to pay, what help you can get from the driver and how the bus stops works.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Helsingborg 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 facilities (parking, locks etc)

Car-free day Car-free day

Helsingborg carries out a Car-Free Day 2011 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:
We will close a street that is situated in front of a house called Dunkers, that containes museums, art galleries and theatres. That will make the square outside bigger and connected to Dunkers.