Participating towns and cities

Norway Fredrikstad (City of Fredrikstad) , Norway

78.000 inhabitants
Department for Culture, Environement and City developement
Anne Skauen
Town Hall of Fredrikstad PB 1405, 1602 City of Fredrikstad
(++47) 95912552
Fredrikstad (City of Fredrikstad) already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Fredrikstad (City of Fredrikstad) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
New sweeper
Film realease "the sweep minute by minute"
Breakfast for cyclists
Free passenger ferry
Free popcorn if you cycle to the movies
Transformation of bus stop to livingroom
Spreading of information on local pollution
Green nudging between parking houses and city centre

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Fredrikstad (City of Fredrikstad) 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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Use of clean vehicles
Østfold Fylkeskommune has launched 100 biogas buses from july, in our region Østfold

Car-free day Car-free day

Fredrikstad (City of Fredrikstad) carries out a Car-Free Day 2013 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:
Big parking area in city centre is now transformed to park and mingling area (permanent). The new square is called "Blomstertorget" ("Flower market").