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  • The capital of Sweden 897,700 people living in the municipality and a total population of 2,163,042 in the metropolitan area, accounting for 22% of the Swedish population in 2013 Rank 27th in the world, 12th in Europe and first in Scandinavia by the Global Cities Index in 2012 In 2013, Stockholm was named the 8th most competitive city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit Introduction
  • One of Sweden's cultural, media, political, and economic centres Its strategic location spread across 14 islands on the coast in the south-east of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mlaren Is known for its beauty, its buildings and architecture, its abundant clean and open water, and its many parks
  • Bus Metro Regional / Suburban Rail Light Rail Tram Archipelago Boat Transportation
  • Extensive public transport system, one that by at least one measure, is the most expensive in the world It consists of the Stockholm Metro (Tunnelbana) Two urban rail systems, Roslagsbanan and Saltsjbanan A suburban rail system: the Stockholm commuter rail (pendeltg) Three light rail systems: Nockebybanan, Lidingbanan, and Tvrbanan A tramway: Sprvg City A large number of bus lines The inner-city boat line Djurgrdsfrjan
  • All the land-based public transport in Stockholm County, except the airport buses/trains, is organized by Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) The underground is the easiest way to get around town The city is divided into three zones, and zone tickets are good for several trips within the hour Tickets can be purchased at SL Centers, underground platform barriers, newsagent kiosks or via SMS
  • Most bus stops have ticket machines that take both coins and cards Prepaid cards are the best alternative for those making few trips It's also possible to buy 1, 3, or 7-day cards, which allow free travel in all zones during the validity period Another alternative is the Stockholm Card, which allows free travel and free entry to 80 museums and attractions in the city Stockholm Cards are valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours. A trip on the number 69 bus or number 7 tram is a superb way to discover Stockholm
  • During the warmer months, it is possible to rent Stockholm City Bikes by purchasing a bike card online or through retailers Cards allow users to rent bikes from any Stockholm City Bikes stand spread across the city and return them in any stand There are two types of cards: the Season Card (valid from April 1 to October 31) and the 3-day card City Bikes
  • 2.44 billion US dollars 6 km long commuter train tunnel 1.4 km long railway bridge Operations are scheduled to begin in 2017 To double the citys track capacity and improve service efficiency Purification of waste water, noise reduction through sound-attenuating tracks, the use of synthetic diesel, which provides users with clean air, and the recycling of excavated rocks The City Line Project, or The Green Tunnel
  • The City Centre is within the congestion tax zone All the entrances and exits of this area have unmanned control points operating with automatic number plate recognition All vehicles entering or exiting the congestion tax affected area, with a few exceptions, have to pay 1020 SEK (1.09 2.18 EUR, 1.492.98 USD) depending on the time of day between 06:30 and 18:29 The maximum tax amount per vehicle per day is 60 SEK (6.53 EUR, ) Congestion Charges
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Swedish Waste Management Sweden is the global leader when it comes to dealing with and recycling waste. Waste management is being continuously developed and is the result of long-term, patient work, not least on the part of municipalities and their companies in cooperation with private players.
  • How Swedish waste management works Municipalities collection of household waste, transporting waste to a treatment centre for recycling, disposal or landfill Producers waste that is subject to the statutory such as tyres, cars or batteries Businesses - disposing of non-household waste Households are responsible for separating and depositing waste at available collection points
  • Waste treatment methods Material recycling such as packaging, return paper, scrap metal, waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE ) and batteries reduces their environmental impact, saves energy and economises on natural resources. Biological treatment is treated via anaerobic digestion or composting Energy recovery or Waste to energy Landfill
  • How Waste Management Is Organized self-administration municipal enterprises, independently or jointly with other municipalities joint boards municipal associations.
  • Priority of waste The waste hierarchys order of priority are: waste prevention reuse recycling other recycling, e.g. waste-to-energy disposal.
  • Source: Avfall Sverige
  • Source: Avfall Sverige
  • City Statistics City Population: 762,882 City Area: 73 square miles (187km2) Density level: 16.3 people/acre Landuse for Stockholm
  • Land use and general features in Stockholm
  • -Stockholms land area is nearly 1/3 urban, 1/3 water, and 1/3 green space. -Stockholm spreads over 14 islands, with 57 bridges connecting the city. Stockholm - City of Water
  • a. Connective corridors Stockholm features regional green wedges that connect from central city parks to the suburbs of Stockholm County These create both human enjoyment, and aid in maintaining the natural bio-diversity of the area. Major component of Stockholm
  • The strategy for green wedge areas fulfils a range of roles which include: Providing opportunities for agricultural uses and some industries to operate close to major markets. Preserving natural rural landscapes and land formations. Preserving conservation areas close to where people live. Preserving natural resources. Providing and safeguarding sites for future infrastructure that supports urban areas. Providing opportunities for tourism and recreation.
  • b. Anchors/neighborhood parks There are 12 large parks in Stockholm, each over 200 acres. These account for 1/3 of Stockholms total open space. EkoparkenThis Park is the Worlds first urban national park. The parks total acreage is 6,670. Ekoparken is a typical Swedish park, in that it has both ecological value, as a home for rare insects and birds, and cultural value for Stockholmers. Djurgarden Langbro ParkEkoparken
  • d. Natural areas and Shoreline Wooded areas, and former farms that are publicly owned account for 1/5 of Stockholms open space. Eighty-percent of Stockholms shoreline is publicly accessible, often featuring walking and bike trails. Eco farm Restaurant on Organic farm
  • e. Residential courtyards Green and Living courtyards programThe City of Stockholm will provide assistance for residents or property owners who wish to create a greener, sustainable courtyard for their residential building.
  • The walkable Stockholm City Plan - A world class Stockholm Versatile and full of experiences Innovative and growing The citizens Stockholm Vision and reality The plan presents four strategies for sustainable growth: Strengthening central Stockholm, focusing on strategic nodes, connecting different city areas, and creating a vibrant urban environment in all of Stockholm. Vision 2030
  • Existing and future growth areas
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