Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Fredrikstad (City of Fredrikstad)
74000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental
Anne Skauen
postboks 1405
1602 Fredrikstad
++47 95912552

Participation 2013

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
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
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
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").
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • 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)
Accessibilities
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: Østfold Fylkeskommune has launched 100 biogas buses from july, in our region Østfold

Participation reports

Find statistics and information on past editions of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in the participation reports 

  2016   [PDF, 1.8mb]

  2015   [PDF, 1.5mb]

  2014   [PDF, 1.4mb]

  2013   [PDF, 5.0mb]

  2012   [PDF, 1.7mb]

  2011   [PDF, 0.9mb]