Participating cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

450.000 inhabitants

Local contact

City Development
Chris Brace
City Chambers, High Street
EH1 1YJ Edinburgh
++44 0131 469 3602

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Commuter challenge (Sestran)
Bicycle awareness afternoons in schools
Critical commute/Bike Friday
Free cycle training giveaway
Closure of 'The Shore' (Leith) for street activities (Active Leith)
Bicycle parade (PEDAL)
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:
The Shore (Leith) - Sunday 20th September