Framework agreement for consultancy services and mapping within universal design in Sandnes, Norway

The work includes consultancy services for universal design and mapping of the municipality's buildings (schools, nurseries, health and welfare buildings), administration buildings and buildings for other services.

Good handrails is one of the measures in the survey.

Universal design in public buildings and outdoor areas – Cost-benefit analyses based on a Stated Preference Study

During the autumn of 2011 an internet based SP-survey in the Norwegian population was carried out. The report is designed as a manual which describes the calculations in general and for each of the 18 most common measures in detail.

The project team

TRACY - how can Europe tackle the challenges of providing transport in an ageing society.

TRACY is funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme. The project’s main aim is to develop an action plan that can help tackle the challenges of providing transport in an ageing society.

How can national placement policy contribute to local development

20 good examples will be presented in a report, to show how national placement policy make a difference for local development. The topics for evaluation will be global and local environment, spacial efficiency, public life in city centres, contribution to business, saving of culture, estetics and accessability for all.

City-plan for Longyearbyen on Svalbard (Spitsbergen)

The exisiting city-plan is from 1998, and there is a need to update and point out the options and directions for further development. The most urgent need is more housing, and there is a debate on how many inhabitants Longyearbyen can and should host.

National plan for development of cycling facilities

To double the share of cyclists in Norway, the most important measure is to establish continously cycle paths in the cities. The plan is valid for the period 2010-2019, and aims to continue the good work that has already started. To stimulate the work there has been established a network of aprox 60 cities to cooperate and educate each other.

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