Participating towns and cities

United KingdomAberdeen City, United Kingdom

228.800 inhabitants
Transportation Strategy and Programmes
Rachael Sparrow
Aberdeen City Council, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen City, AB10 1AB Aberdeen City
(++44) 1224 523324
Aberdeen City already registered 8x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2010

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Aberdeen City organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Clean Air is a major issue in Aberdeen with most of the city and some surrounding towns failing air quality targets. Aberdeen City is a partner in CARE North carbon reduction programme. The Health and Transport Action Plan works at 3 levels including air quality. The Getabout partnership promotes Active Travel, Car Share and Public Transport use to reduce the number of vehicles in Aberdeen.

Car-free day Car-free day

Aberdeen City 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:
There will be 2 road closure areas during EMW
15/07/13 Cycling Scotland will close the entire beach boulevard (approx 2km) for a mass cycle event
22/07/13 Schoolhill area of Aberdeen City will be closed for the whole day for the car free day, public transport promotion, car club promotion,
Getabout Cycle roadshow, music and dancing