Participating towns and cities

SwedenLund, Sweden

128.575 inhabitants
Technical Services Department
Anders Söderberg
Lunds Kommun, Kristallen, Brotorget 1
221 00 Lund Lund
(++46) 46-35 69 83

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

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

All week
Activities 16-23rd of September
16th Public transportusers day
17th Culture night
19th CarCharing users day
20th Pedestrians day
21st Bicyclists day
22nd Car free day
23rd 18th Tram day

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Lund 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)
Bike lane at first part of Stora Södergatan. Improved JCDecaux system with 17 stations and 250 bikes. More bike parking at bus stops. Prioritized bike crossings.
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways
Bantorget; both new and larger walking area and green. Safety meassures in road crossings for pedestrians in Dalby (village outside of Lund).
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
Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
The development of accessible transport services for all
First new Swedish tramway, (5 km start building dec 2016) in modern history. Free public transport for senior citizens (age 75-). Prolonging of line 5 to Råbylund. Methane-gas from bio waste buses.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Speed reduction of the whole city (and the villages as well) from 50 km/h to 40 km/h on main streets and 30 km/h in residential areas and ouside schools. New and higher fees for parking.
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Removal of architectonic barriers
Launch of accessibility plans
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas
LundaMaTs strategy and survey.

Car-free day Car-free day

Lund carries out a Car-Free Day 2016 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:
Closing of the main street in front of the central railroad station (Bangatan) and two commersial streets (Klostergatan & Stora Gråbrödersgatan) for private cars during the week, and permanently for 3 PM to 6 PM weekdays from 1st of June.