Target Area Coordinator - Hannu Koponen, Regional Council of Central Finland,

Central Finland is a successful, dynamic and pleasant region where the emphasis is on quality of life. Success is demonstrated by the continuous growth in population, dynamism by the rich educational provision and expanding job market. Read more

Implementation cases

Central Finland region has high GHG emissions from traffic. This is mainly due to the long distances and transit traffic through the region. The aim is to optimize and develop different sectors of transport and traffic. Read more

Achievements so far

Report “possibilities of the rail based public transport in Central Finland” was completed October 2010. In this report the different land use strategies and their effects on accessibility and thus on possibilities to create a rail based public transport in Central Finland by 2030 was studied. Read more