Participating towns and cities

SwedenEskilstuna, Sweden

107.949 inhabitants
Sandra Lithman
Alva myrdals gata 5, 631 86 Eskilstuna
(++46) 739500056

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Eskilstuna organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Eskilstuna will mainly focus on public transports. Examples of activities:
- Free tickets on the buss on 17 September
- Commuter experiment for people in the countryside
- Competition among school children to travel most sustainable to school.
- Exhibitions
- Test of different kind of sustainable vehicles at local workplaces
- Park (ing) Day where we close a parking lot and instead have a lot of fun activities that show how the place will feels and look like after our permenant change of the parking lot within two years.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Eskilstuna 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)
Public transport services
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
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create the tactile pavements
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers