The name of policy instrument addressed in the project is Regional environmental objectives in Kronoberg County. County Administration Board of Kronoberg is the owner of the policy. Actions in the policy are voluntary measures that County Administration Board of Kronoberg recommends being executed by environmental actors in region but the County Board cannot force these actors to execute the actions. Kronoberg’s RAP consists of three actions in the policy.

Action plan in the policy has been launched and delivered to all involved actors in county. The plan has been followed and actions are in line with original planning. Here are the actions at glance:

 Action 1: Develop the climate and energy aspects of urban planning

Activity: Municipality Vaxjo will implement a new parking standard during 2019 is completed. It has medium impact on policy.

Activity: Major reconstruction of city center in Vaxjo is in progress and in line with plan. It will be finalised 2021. This change has large impact on policy by lowering emissions from traffic.

 Action 2: Improve the infrastructure for renewable fuels and electrical charging

Activity: Construction of biofuel gas station in Vaxjo is finalised while those in Markaryd, Ljungby and Tingsryd are in progress and in line with plan. Super charger in Lessebo is finalised and charging stations at new-built objects will be increased continuously. All these activities have large impact on reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from traffic.

 Action 3: Promote sustainable travel

Activities: Count traveling time as working time, purchase of electrical bicycles for all employees and supply travel card for public transportation for all employees are finalised and have small or medium impact on reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from transport. All employees that use car in job most frequently take lessons in economical driving (Eco Driving) and compensation for climate impact in internal fund annually are in progress and in line with plan. The last activity has large impact on carbon dioxide reduction.

Pilot action: One representative from Stakeholders group visited workshop in Manchester. She learned how implementation of parklets in appropriate places as pharmacies, health centers, grocery stores can reduce car traffic and enhance traffic safety. For example, elderly people who cannot walk longer distances can get out, as they know that there are resting places with shade along the walk to the destination.