Scandria®Corridor cities actively involved in European Mobility Week

Between 16 and 22 September 2023, the European Mobility Week is taking place. This is how cities in our member regions contribute to it.

Approximately 3000 towns and cities are celebrating the European Mobility Week worldwide and raising awareness for sustainable and energy sufficient urban mobility, providing many activities for their residents. Among them are cities from our member regions. Here are some highlights from the Scandria®Corridor:

Explore e-bikes at Kansalaistori square in Helsinki. E-bikes, electric cargo bikes and folding e-bikes are available. Residents who get there with their own bicycles can also take the opportunity to get free bike maintenance while exploring the other fun activities on the square.

Read more about the event here.

From our members in Vaasa there are exciting news that a new bicycle- and pedestrian corridor, called the Gerby’s quality corridor, opened up to better connect the northern parts of the city with the city center. In celebration of this, fun activities where arranged at Metvikens activity park. To further encourage sustainable urban mobility, the week will culminate in the buses being free of charge.

Read more about Vasaa’s events here.

In Umeå, there is a treasure hunt every day during the Mobility Week for a free monthly bus ticket. Each day, a clue is posted on the municipality’s social media platforms to where the ticket of the day is hidden.

Read more about the event on the municipality’s social medias.

Broken bike? In Nordre Follo municipality there is the opportunity to get your bicycle checked out and repaired for free.

Read more about the event on the municipality’s social medias.

During a walk about in Hamburg, participants are guided through the Alsterdorf area to explore the pedestrian strategy and get a glimpse of the future pedestrian network system.

Read more about Hamburg’s events here.

In Vicenza, cyclists have the opportunity to participate in a bicycle ride along through the city and practice traffic safety in the dark. The goal is to become an enlightened cyclist and understand the rules and signals in traffic.

Read more about the event here.

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