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 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Lund organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
During the European Mobility Week are we arranging alternative usage for the car parking on the cloesed streets in the city centre. There will be new spaces for business, recreation and information. Together with different organizations we will arrange happenings and hearings around sustainable transports.

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)
Free public rental of electric bikes
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
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)
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
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Reduction of outside parking zones
Create park and ride stations
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Enlargement of pavements
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders

Car-free day Car-free day

Lund carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 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:
During the European Mobility Week are we closing two streets in the city centre from car traffic. Buses, taxi, bikes and deliveries to shops and cafés will still be allowed.